Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne

Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas

byLloyd Osbourne

Kobo ebook | November 22, 2014

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The writer says of his work: "I went to the Pacific when I was a boy of twenty, remaining there till I was twenty-eight. For two years I sailed in various ships, visiting not only all the principal groups, but stopping at many a lost little paradise like Manihiki, Nieue or Gente Hermosa, which lie so lonely and apart that the rare stranger is greeted with open arms. Then, settled in Samoa, I learned the language as only the very young can learn it, and incidentally had a small part in the civil wars of that period. I was brought into intimate contact with many powerful chiefs, and became so wholly a Samoan that I once barely escaped assassination. I certainly have some claim to know South Sea life from the inside--from the native's side--and this must be my excuse for the present volume."

Title:Wild Justice: Stories of the South SeasFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 22, 2014Publisher:Classic AdventuresLanguage:English

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