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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

William Clark Russell (1844–1911)

Russell, William Clark. An English-American novelist; born (of English parentage) in New York City, Feb. 24, 1844; died at London, Nov. 8, 1911. He spent much of his early life at sea, and afterwards settled at Ramsgate, England. He published a great number of sea stories and novels, among which are: ‘The Wreck of the Grosvenor’ (1878); ‘A Sailor’s Sweetheart’ (1880); ‘My Watch Below’ (1883); ‘A Sea Queen’ (1883); ‘Jack’s Courtship’ (1884); ‘A Strange Voyage’ (1885); ‘The Frozen Pirate’ (1887); ‘The Death Ship’ (1888); ‘Marooned’ (1889); ‘The Romance of Jenny Harlowe’ (1889); ‘The Good Ship Mohock’ (1895); ‘Abandoned’; ‘Wrong Side Out’ (1904). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).