Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


Rough passage to London : a sea captain's tale, a novel / Robin Lloyd.


  • ISBN: 9781574093209
  • ISBN: 1574093207
  • Description: vii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Sheridan House, [2013]

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/ Lloyd (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Lloyd, R. (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Fiction FIC/ LLOYD (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Summary: The story of Ely, a young farm boy who escapes his troublesome home in Connecticut and becomes a cabin boy on a square-rigged ship headed for London . . . a route he hopes will lead to his disappeared older brother. As Ely learns the trade of a sailor and follows a cryptic clue to his brother's whereabouts, he experiences romance, faces a mutiny, meets Queen Victoria, and befriends historical legends such as Charles Dickens in his raucous quest.
Subject: Missing persons > Fiction.
Seafaring life > Fiction.
Genre: Sea stories.
Historical fiction.