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The Voyage of the Destiny
 
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Robert Nye
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The Voyage of the Destiny

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A thrilling depiction of the Elizabethan era through the eyes of the legendary Sir Walter Raleigh.
Published (first published 1982)
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Janet
This fictional novel illuminates the life of Sir Walter Raleigh as told by himself via a series of letters to his son from aboard the Destiny. Of interest, though I'd much prefer to explore such a fascinating historical figure through his own true personal letters and accounts from the day in which he lived. I need not have the language of his life modernized, rather I enjoy a distant voice.
Victoria
Sir Walter Raleigh writing letters to his son - wasn't working for me. Or maybe I'm distracted by other books I'm more excited to read. I gave up after 30 pgs.
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Robert Nye is an English writer, playwright and poet.

Nye started writing stories for children to entertain his three young sons. Nye published his first adult novel, Doubtfire, in 1967.

Nye's next publication after Doubtfire was a return to children's literature, a freewheeling version of Beowulf which has remained in print in many editions since 1968. In 1970, he published another children's book...more
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