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The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne

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The Wrecker
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Publisher: Cassell
ISBN/ASIN: B000SAPY4O
Number of pages: 388

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The story is a sprawling, episodic adventure story, a comedy of brash manners and something of a detective mystery. It revolves around the abandoned wreck of the Flying Scud at Midway Island. Clues in a stamp collection are used to track down the missing crew and solve the mystery. It is only in the last chapter that different story elements become linked.

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