The Blockade Runners

Author: Jules Verne

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The Blockade Runners narrates the adventure of James Playfair, a young merchant ship captain, who tries to break, with his fast ship The Delphin, the blockade that weighs on the city of Charleston because of the American Civil War.

His objective is none other than to exchange, in the Confederate city, provisions and munitions for the precious cotton needed by the textile industries of Glasgow. What he did not count on, without a doubt, was that in addition to cotton he would also find love on this trip.


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