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Frederick Marryat


UK flag (1792 - 1848)
Father of Florence Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat (July 10, 1792 - August 9, 1848) was an English novelist, a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest.
 
Novels
   The Naval Officer (1829)
     aka Frank Mildmay
   The King's Own (1830)
   Newton Forster (1832)
   Jacob Faithful (1834)
   Peter Simple (1834)
   Japhet in Search of a Father (1836)
   Mr Midshipman Easy (1836)
   Snarleyyow (1837)
     aka The Dog Fiend
   The Phantom Ship (1839)
   Poor Jack (1840)
   Masterman Ready (1841)
     aka Wreck in the Pacific
   Percival Keene (1842)
   The Settlers in Canada (1844)
   The Privateersman (1846)
   The Children of the New Forest (1847)
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Anthologies containing stories by Frederick Marryat
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Short stories
The Werewolf (chapter 39 of The Phantom Ship) (1839)
The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains (1839)
The Story of the Greek Slave (1862)