The Kidnapped President
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1902
Number of pages: 336
How well I remember the day on which I was appointed fourth officer of the ocean liner Pernambuco, running from London to South America. I should here remark that I held a second officer's certificate, but I was, nevertheless, glad enough to take what I could get, in the hope of being able to work my way up to something better...
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