Sea Of Lost Dreams: A Dugger/nello Novel by Ferenc MateSea Of Lost Dreams: A Dugger/nello Novel by Ferenc Mate

Sea Of Lost Dreams: A Dugger/nello Novel

byFerenc Mate

Paperback | February 28, 2012

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It's 1921 Mexico. Ne'er-do-well sea captain Dugger and his sardonic friend Nello break out of jail and set sail for a new beginning in Tahiti. Aboard are two mysterious passengers: a beautiful escapee from an Irish convent, searching for her twin brother; and a French master spy, hunting the leader of an anticolonial rebellion. But both are searching for more than they admit to-both have enormous secrets of the heart. After a hurricane-battered sea voyage, Gauguin's beguiling Tahitian daughter pilots them through a mountainous jungle of recent infanticide and cannibalism. Aiding the rebels, they provoke the French navy's unleashed revenge in a breathtaking chase through violent black squalls and treacherous reefs. Friendship, love, loyalty, and faith are in a crucible. The exhilarating quest unravels amid the uprising of a doomed culture and the startling convergence of the characters' destinies.
Ferenc Máté is the author of 15 books translated into 12 languages, including New York Times Notable Book A Vineyard in Tuscany and the Dugger/Nello historical sea adventure fiction series. He lives in a 13-century friary with his family tending vines and olives in Tuscany. Visit
Title:Sea Of Lost Dreams: A Dugger/nello NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 8.9 × 5.7 × 0.99 inPublished:February 28, 2012Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0920256775

ISBN - 13:9780920256770

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Editorial Reviews

Profoundly moving, deeply disturbing and terrifyingly beautiful. The characters are strong yet mysterious; the action is never-ending and compelling. Ferenc Maté is the leading sailing adventure writer of our time — Carl Cramer (Woodenboat Magazine)Gut-wrenching action, characters so beautifully damaged that your heart will ache for them, with a storm saga that could only have been written by a deep water sailor. The best ‘Tahiti’ novel since Mutiny on the Bounty. — Mark Anderson (Adventure TI)A thrilling page-turner. A gripping search in a violent world of revolution in the South Seas of the 1920s. — John Rousmaniere, author of After the Storm: True Stories of Disaster and Recovery at SeaSea of Lost Dreams will be a timeless classic. Mr. Maté has taken the baton handed him by Joseph Conrad and Herman Melville. — Truby Chiaviello, Editor of Primo