The Blue Lagoon
H. de Vere Stacpoole
The Blue Lagoon is book one in H. de Vere Stacpoole’s classic romance trilogy. Two young teens, Dick and Emmeline, are stranded on a idyllic, South Pacific island after a shipwreck. The two spend their days swimming, diving for pearls, and exploring their bountiful island. Slowly as they grow they fall into an innocent love. Ignorant of their human sexuality, they do not understand or know how to express their physical attraction to one another. The two conducted their courtship just as the birds conduct their love affairs. Their relationship develops absolutely naturally, blameless and without sin; a marriage according to nature. This classic tale has inspired multiple major motion pictures. Henry De Vere Stacpoole was a best selling Irish author with more than 50 novels to his credit. After a brief career as a ship’s doctor, which took him to numerous exotic locations in the South Pacific Ocean that he later used in his fiction when he became a full-time writer.