Caliban's Shore - Stephen Taylor

Caliban's Shore by Stephen Taylor tells the true story of the Grosvenor which was one of the finest East Indiamen of her day. She ran aground on the treacherous coast of south-east Africa. An astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely, but the castaways found themselves hundreds of miles from the nearest European outpost - and utterly ignorant of their surroundings and the people among whom they found themselves. Drawing upon much new research, Stephen Taylor pieces together this extraordinary saga, sifting the myths that became attached to The Grosvenor from a reality that is no less gripping. Taking the reader to the heart of what is now the Wild Coast of Pondoland, he reveals the misunderstandings that led to tragedy, tells the story of those who escaped, and unravels the mystery of those who stayed.

Book Title: 

Caliban's Shore

Subtitle: 

The Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways

Author: 

Taylor, Stephen

Publisher: 

Norton

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

2005

Binding: 

Soft cover

ISBN: 

9780393327076

Pages: 

297

Condition: 

Remaindered, fine

Dimensions: 

20.7 × 13.8 × 2.2 cm

Book Weight: 

0.327 kg

Publisher's Price: 

R247.00

Price: 

R98.00

In Stock: 

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