The Island Home
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The Island Home

By Richard Archer
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Table of Contents
  • Richard Archer
  • "The Island Home"
    • Chapter One.
      • Introduction.
    • Introduction.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The Tropical Island.
      • A Cocoa-Palm—Views of Desert Island Life.
    • The Tropical Island.
    • A Cocoa-Palm—Views of Desert Island Life.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Alarm and the Conflict.
      • The Mutineers—The Race for Life—The Coral Ledge—A Final Effort—A Brief Warning—The Strange Sail.
    • The Alarm and the Conflict.
    • The Mutineers—The Race for Life—The Coral Ledge—A Final Effort—A Brief Warning—The Strange Sail.
    • Chapter Four.
      • At Sea.
      • A Night of Gloom—Morton’s Narrative—Visionary Terrors—An Alarming Discovery.
    • At Sea.
    • A Night of Gloom—Morton’s Narrative—Visionary Terrors—An Alarming Discovery.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Consultation.
      • Out of Sight of Land—Slender Resources—What’s to be done?
    • The Consultation.
    • Out of Sight of Land—Slender Resources—What’s to be done?
    • Chapter Six.
      • The Calm.
      • The Second Watch—An Evil Omen—The White Shark—A Breakfast Lost.
    • The Calm.
    • The Second Watch—An Evil Omen—The White Shark—A Breakfast Lost.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • A Change.
      • A Welcome Peril—The Albatross And their Prey—A Tropical Thunder-Storm.
    • A Change.
    • A Welcome Peril—The Albatross And their Prey—A Tropical Thunder-Storm.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Tokens of Land.
      • The Centre of the Sphere—The Mysterious Sound—The Conflagration.
    • Tokens of Land.
    • The Centre of the Sphere—The Mysterious Sound—The Conflagration.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Dark Waters.
      • Suffering and Delirium—The Midnight Bath—A Strange Peril.
    • Dark Waters.
    • Suffering and Delirium—The Midnight Bath—A Strange Peril.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • A Sail.
      • The Cachelot and his Assailants—The Course—New Acquaintances.
    • A Sail.
    • The Cachelot and his Assailants—The Course—New Acquaintances.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • A Catastrophe.
      • The Whirling Columns—A Stupendous Spectacle—We lose our New Friends.
    • A Catastrophe.
    • The Whirling Columns—A Stupendous Spectacle—We lose our New Friends.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Our Island Home.
      • The Illusion of the Golden Haze—The Wall of breakers—A Struggle for Life—The Islet of Palms.
    • Our Island Home.
    • The Illusion of the Golden Haze—The Wall of breakers—A Struggle for Life—The Islet of Palms.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Exploring Expedition.
      • Eiulo—Pearl-Shell Beach—A Warlike Colony—An Invasion Repelled.
    • The Exploring Expedition.
    • Eiulo—Pearl-Shell Beach—A Warlike Colony—An Invasion Repelled.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Castle-Hill.
      • The Noonday Halt—A Charming Resting-Place—Heathen Skill versus Civilisation and the Story-Books.
    • Castle-Hill.
    • The Noonday Halt—A Charming Resting-Place—Heathen Skill versus Civilisation and the Story-Books.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Camping Out.
      • A Desperate Engagement—Johnny Discovers an “Oyster Tree”—Vagrants, or Kings?—A Sleeping Prescription.
    • Camping Out.
    • A Desperate Engagement—Johnny Discovers an “Oyster Tree”—Vagrants, or Kings?—A Sleeping Prescription.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Domestic Embarrassments.
      • A Desert Island Breakfast—Persuasive Reasoning—Romance and Reality—The Prince and Princess.
    • Domestic Embarrassments.
    • A Desert Island Breakfast—Persuasive Reasoning—Romance and Reality—The Prince and Princess.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Progress of Discovery.
      • A Voice in the Woods—Vive Napoleon!—Calculating the Longitude—The “Wild Frenchman’s” Hat.
      • Pierre Baudin,
      • Chapelier,
      • Rue Richelieu, Numero 20.
      • A Paris.
    • The Progress of Discovery.
    • A Voice in the Woods—Vive Napoleon!—Calculating the Longitude—The “Wild Frenchman’s” Hat.
    • Pierre Baudin,
    • Chapelier,
    • Rue Richelieu, Numero 20.
    • A Paris.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • About Tewa.
      • A Dull Chapter, but Necessary—Wakatta and Atollo—A Gentle Hint—Max as an Architect.
    • About Tewa.
    • A Dull Chapter, but Necessary—Wakatta and Atollo—A Gentle Hint—Max as an Architect.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Coral Reef.
      • Johnny and the Chama—Amateur Pearl-Diving—A Shark Blockade—Culinary Genius.
    • The Coral Reef.
    • Johnny and the Chama—Amateur Pearl-Diving—A Shark Blockade—Culinary Genius.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Arthur’s Story.
      • Browne on “The Knightly Character”—Rokóa—The Cannibal Island of Angatan.
      • Arthur’s Story of the Cannibal Island of Angatan.
    • Arthur’s Story.
    • Browne on “The Knightly Character”—Rokóa—The Cannibal Island of Angatan.
    • Arthur’s Story of the Cannibal Island of Angatan.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • The Cannibal Village.
      • The Marae and the Priest—Mowno at Home—Cannibal Young Ladies—Olla and her Friends.
    • The Cannibal Village.
    • The Marae and the Priest—Mowno at Home—Cannibal Young Ladies—Olla and her Friends.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • An Explosion.
      • The Cannibals appreciate Music and Eloquence, but take Offence at the New Theology.
    • An Explosion.
    • The Cannibals appreciate Music and Eloquence, but take Offence at the New Theology.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • The Flight.
      • Te Vea—The Victim for Sacrifice—The Escape and Pursuit—The Priest’s Ambush.
    • The Flight.
    • Te Vea—The Victim for Sacrifice—The Escape and Pursuit—The Priest’s Ambush.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • House-Building.
      • Dawn on the Lagoon—The “Sea-Attorney”—The “Shark-Exterminator”—Max “Carries The War Into Africa.”
    • House-Building.
    • Dawn on the Lagoon—The “Sea-Attorney”—The “Shark-Exterminator”—Max “Carries The War Into Africa.”
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Cabin by the Lake.
      • A Democrat in the Woods—Echo-vale and Lake Laicomo—The “Wild Frenchman” Discovered at last.
    • The Cabin by the Lake.
    • A Democrat in the Woods—Echo-vale and Lake Laicomo—The “Wild Frenchman” Discovered at last.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • The Removal.
      • Preparations for the Rainy Season—Going into Winter-Quarters—“Monsieur Paul”—The Patriarch of the Lake.
    • The Removal.
    • Preparations for the Rainy Season—Going into Winter-Quarters—“Monsieur Paul”—The Patriarch of the Lake.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Winter Evenings at Home.
      • Amusements and Occupations—Story-Telling—The South-Sea Lyceum.
    • Winter Evenings at Home.
    • Amusements and Occupations—Story-Telling—The South-Sea Lyceum.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • The Separation.
      • Our Seclusion Invaded—Spring in the Tropics—The Excursion and its Consequences.
    • The Separation.
    • Our Seclusion Invaded—Spring in the Tropics—The Excursion and its Consequences.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • The Search.
      • Home Sweet Home—Max on Moonlight—Following a Trail—The Concealed Canoe.
    • The Search.
    • Home Sweet Home—Max on Moonlight—Following a Trail—The Concealed Canoe.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • The Rencontre.
      • The Two Leaders—An Unexpected Meeting—The Council of War—And what followed.
    • The Rencontre.
    • The Two Leaders—An Unexpected Meeting—The Council of War—And what followed.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • Reconnoitring by Night.
      • The Search Renewed—The Captives—Atollo and the Tewans.
    • Reconnoitring by Night.
    • The Search Renewed—The Captives—Atollo and the Tewans.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • The Single Combat.
      • Preparations for Defence—A Demand and Refusal—The Two Champions.
    • The Single Combat.
    • Preparations for Defence—A Demand and Refusal—The Two Champions.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • The Migration.
      • A Tewan MD—Exchange of Civilities—Max’s Farewell Breakfast—A Glance at the Future.
      • The End.
    • The Migration.
    • A Tewan MD—Exchange of Civilities—Max’s Farewell Breakfast—A Glance at the Future.
    • The End.
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