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The gripping story of a dramatic eighteenth-century voyage of discovery

In her wildly inventive debut novel, Naomi Williams reimagines the historical La Pérouse expedition, a voyage of exploration that left Brest in 1785 with two frigates, two hundred men, and overblown Enlightenment ideals and expectations, in a brave attempt to circumnavigate the globe for science and the glory of France.

Deeply grounded in historical fact but refracted through a powerful imagination, Landfalls follows the exploits and heartbreaks not only of the men on the ships but also of the people affected by the voyage—natives and other Europeans the explorers encountered, loved ones left waiting at home, and those who survived and remembered the expedition later. Each chapter is told from a different point of view and is set in a different part of the world—ranging from London to Alaska, from remote South Pacific islands to Siberia, and eventually back to France. The result is a beautifully written and absorbing tale of the high seas, scientific exploration, human tragedy, and the world on the cusp of the modern era.

By turns elegiac, profound, and comic, Landfalls reinvents the maritime adventure novel for the twenty-first century.

Landfalls Audiobook Narrator

Christopher Lane is the narrator of Landfalls audiobook that was written by Naomi J. Williams

Christopher Lane is an award-winning actor, director, and narrator. He has been awarded the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration several times and has won numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards.

About the Author(s) of Landfalls

Naomi J. Williams is the author of Landfalls

Naomi J. Williams lives in Northern California with her family. Landfalls is her first novel.

Landfalls Full Details

NarratorChristopher Lane
Length13 hours and 56 minutes
AuthorNaomi J. Williams
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateAugust 04, 2015
ISBN9781504643573

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of Landfalls Audiobook, Landfalls includes the following subjects: 1700s, eighteenth century, voyage, ship, sea, journey, expedition, france, french, la perouse, brest, 1785, circumnavigate, science, glory, nationalism, history, reimagining, alaska, south pacific, london, pacific islands, siberia, modern era, exploration, enlightenment, ocean The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1504643577. The ISBN-13 is 9781504643573.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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