The story takes place between land and sea. It all starts with a message in a bottle…
To sum up, Captain Jorgan is an American sailor. During a maneuver, he finds a letter in the ocean and decides to bring it to its addressees, in a fishing village.
This simple act sets off a regrettable event for this English family.
This short story, which Charles Dickens wrote in 1860, combines a great adventure with a surprising family mystery.
The author chose to build the story as a collaborative work: he didn’t write the third and fourth chapters, but as a matter of fact, the consistency of the story stays intact.
Discover on ReadInEnglish, how a five-chapter story can turn lives down.