Book Review: Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

Sumayyah Ghori

After being saved by an angel and granted immortality, an ordinary boy Ben is instructed to travel the earth and help those the angel deems worthy of aid. Weathering numerous perils and hardships, Ben and his loyal dog, Ned, make memories as they obey the orders of the ever-requesting angel. Sprouting from the ancient legend of a ghost ship cursed to travel the seas forever, Castaways Of The Flying Dutchman, written by Brian Jacques, is a well- written and soulful tale, sure enough to win the hearts of readers, regardless the age.