Seafaring Adventure Into a Man's Spirit.
Larsson's Legend by V.J. Amor (available at Dymocks, Park Beach Plaza, and also on line at http://sbpra.com/vjamor).
Follow the gripping journey of an unlikely sailor who faces seemingly insurmountable challenges as he navigates his life at sea in Larsson's Legend.
When Lars is sent by ship to Stockholm from his small home-town in Sweden to begin his apprenticeship, instead of checking in as a passenger, he signs on as a cabin boy. The ship's master befriends Lars and helps him escape the wrath of his father by arranging a berth on another ship that takes him to England and a life at sea.
In his adventures as a sailor, which begin in 1877, Lars finds friendship as he journeys around the world. Fighting off storms and pirates, the sailors commiserate on lost loves and lost opportunities.
Larsson's Legend is the stunning portrayal of a man in conflict. How can Lars hate his own father? "Why did his heart feel as though it was bleeding: as though it was filled with broken glass?" Find these answers and more in this unforgettable book