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The Wailing Octopus

by Harold L. Goodwin

It follows the journey of a marine biologist, Dr. Terry Kent, as he investigates a mysterious and deadly creature terrorizing a small island in the Pacific. First published in 1947, "The Wailing Octopus" is a classic work of adventure fiction that has captivated readers for generations. Goodwin's vivid descriptions of the Pacific setting and the suspenseful plot make for a gripping and engaging read. The novel is not only an exciting tale of adventure, but it also explores important themes such as the impact of human activities on marine life and the dangers of greed and exploitation. Goodwin's expertise as a marine biologist shines through in his accurate portrayal of the oceanic environment and its inhabitants. Overall, "The Wailing Octopus" is a timeless masterpiece that is as relevant today as it was when it was first published. Its thrilling narrative and thought-provoking themes make it a must-read for anyone interested in marine biology, adventure fiction, or environmental issues. With its focus keywords being the title of the book and its author, the novel is a true classic that will continue to entertain and educate readers for generations to come.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1947

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Harold L. Goodwin

United States

Harold Leland Goodwin was an American writer. Known to his friends as Hal Goodwin, Goodwin wrote popular science books, mostly about space exploration, as Harold L. Goodwin, "Hal Goodwin" and "Harold...

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