Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The story is set in the seventeenth century, but not as you have seen it before. David Penhallion a young Cornish man, together with an experienced sea captain and a wealthy budding politician have a series of adventures culminating in a stormy sea voyage, to a hellish place, where no one has ever been. A terrific adventure set in Cornwall, London and the depths of the southern ocean. It is a tale of love lost and found, of storms, mutiny, murder, revenge and treachery. Throughout the story, a strange apparition of an old seafarer, although terrifying, saves David from a horrible death on several occasions. The ship was close to being overwhelmed by the raging sea, when David saw the apparition, pointing with his crooked finger. They discovered a small island, deep in the southern ocean, which was alive with strange creatures. He was running for his life, for he could hear the deathly clicking behind him.