In the Wilds of Africa
by W.H.G. Kingston
Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons 1871
Number of pages: 466
The hero of the book gets himself a job on board of a vessel, which has a number of misfortunes. She loses several officers, then her captain dies, leaving a totally unsuitable officer, Kydd, in charge. Finally she runs aground near the shore, where the natives slay some of the crew.
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