This Thing Of Darkness
Abridged by Tamsin Collison.
`It is common for boys to spend their Saturday mornings helping out at some workplace.
Roy was drawn to the premises of R V Harvey and Son, Funeral Directors.'.
|BAB||01||Rio De Janeiro, November 13, 1828||20060206||The Beagle begins a two year mission to map the waters and coasts of South America.|
|BAB||02||Dungeness Point, Patagonia, April 1, 1829||20060207||The crew of the Beagle encounter giant Indians who paint themselves in red and white crosses.|
|BAB||03||Tierra Del Fuego, December 1829||20060208||Fitzroy and his crew discover the natives have an uncanny ability to mimic English.|
|BAB||04||Desolate Bay, Tierra Del Fuego, February 1830||20060209||The Natives attack the crew and steal The Beagle's whaleboat.|
|BAB||05||York Minster, Tierra Del Fuego, 3 March 1830||20060210||The Beagle picks up some unexpected passengers.|
|BAB||06||Rio De Janeiro, August 1, 1830||20060213||As The Beagle nears the end of her mission, the ship picks up four native Fuegians.|
|BAB||07||Plymouth, October, 1830||20060214||The Beagle arrives back in England and the four Fuegians are sent to school.|
|BAB||08||London, August, 1831||20060215||As The Beagle prepares for her second voyage, a young Charles Darwin applies for the post of Ship's Naturalist.|
|BAB||09||London, August, 1831||20060216||Captain Fitzroy and the Fuegians are granted an audience at St James' Palace with King William and Queen Adelaide.|
|BAB||10 LAST||Plymouth, December, 1831||20060217||Charles Darwin is shocked to discover some of the more brutal realities of life at sea.|