The Resource A Pattern of Islands, Arthur Grimble, (electronic resource)

A Pattern of Islands, Arthur Grimble, (electronic resource)

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A Pattern of Islands
Title
A Pattern of Islands
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Arthur Grimble
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eng
Summary
Arthur Grimble was sent to the Gilbert and Ellice islands as a colonial administrator in the twilight of the Edwardian era. He lived there for the next twenty-five years and developed a rare passion for the language, life and landscape of the place. Fortunately his island neighbours, a fascinating cast of fishermen, sorcerers, poets and fighters, began to trust this charming, happy and energetic young man, and shared with him their treasury of stories from the days when warfare was endemic and magic an essential part of everyday life. A Pattern of Islands is a rich and complex cultural history of the dances and legends, rituals, spells and way of life of the islands. It is also a riproaring adventure story. Grimble learns to spear hungry sharks, to negotiate fearsome reefs and, on one terrifying day, is used as human bait to catch a giant squid
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Grimble, Arthur
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A Pattern of Islands, Arthur Grimble, (electronic resource)
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online
Isbn
9781780600260
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Label
A Pattern of Islands, Arthur Grimble, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/a2411ed9-aaea-4292-92ab-59cd64327dc3
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780600260
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
A2411ED9-AAEA-4292-92AB-59CD64327DC3
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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