The Encantadas Or Enchanted Isles

The Encantadas Or Enchanted Isles

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The ten “sketches” comprising The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles are based largely on author Herman Melville’s experience in the Galápagos Islands, combined with the recorded history of the islands, local folklore, and sailors’ stories.

The earlier sketches present a daunting description of the islands and their fauna. Belying their tropical location, there is nothing of paradise in these volcanic remnants—home to large numbers of lizards, snakes, and giant… (more)

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Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics (June 17, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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