The Shipwreck - A Story for the Young
A Story for the Young, by Rev. Joseph Spillman, S.J.
Originally printed in 1910, and translated from the German edition.
The story starts in Hong Kong “in the old days” when it was but a small population. A Catholic church was being built and Willy Brown, a student, insisted on climbing the scaffolding so that he could see his father’s ship arriving. The Father forbade him to climb, but he disobeyed. Meanwhile, the priest was greeted by a stranger asking for Willy and soon found that Willy’s father had died a few days earlier, and the man was his Guardian who was to give Willy a large inheritance. That is just the start of a story filled with suspense. Any youngster from 10 to 100 will learn moral lessons in the process.
126 pages book. PB 126 pages book.