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W. Clark Russell


(1844 - 1911)

W. Clark Russell

William Clark Russell was an English writer best known for his nautical novels.


The Wreck of the Grosvenor (1923)

This novel of a mutiny aboard a ship bound for the Bermudas is often confused with an account of the actual sinking of a merchant ship off southern Africa in which, while most of the crew and passengers made it safely to land, the vast majority died of starvation. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): W. Clark Russell
Illustrator(s): Mead Schaeffer

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