Richard Hughes

Richard Arthur Warren Hughes was a British writer of poems, short stories, novels and plays. He is best known for his novel 'A High Wind in Jamaica' and for his play 'The Sisters' Tragedy'.


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  1. 1. A High Wind in Jamaica

    This novel tells the story of a group of children who are accidentally kidnapped by pirates in the Caribbean after a hurricane destroys their home. The children adapt to life on the sea and form a unique bond with the pirates, causing them to question societal norms and morality. The book explores themes of childhood innocence, the loss of innocence, and the blurred lines between civilization and savagery.

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