Secret Water by Arthur Ransome
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The eight installment in the Swallows and Amazons children's book series. It explores a new setting in an attempt to diverge from the setting of the prior books.

About Arthur Ransome

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Arthur Ransome was born in 1884. He was in Russia in 1917 and witnessed the Revolution, which he reported for the Manchester Guardian. After escaping to Scandinavia, he settled in the Lake District of England with his Russian wife where, in 1929, he wrote Swallows and Amazons. Thus began a writing career that has produced some of the best children s literature of all time.
Published February 1, 1996 by David R Godine. 376 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, War, Westerns, Self Help. Fiction

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Fans of Arthur Ransome's beloved Swallows and Amazons series from the 1930s can enjoy yet another volume with the reissue of Secret Water, the eighth installment in the ongoing nautical adventures of the Walker and Blackett children (Swallows and Amazons, respectively), now camping out alone on a...

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