Marquesas. The great journey to Polynesia: One of the earliest attempts by the Europeans to explore the Pacific Ocean.

· Cristiano Luchini
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Embark on a journey through the vast and mysterious Pacific with Cristiano Luchini's captivating sea-inspired novel "Marquesas. The great journey to Polynesia." Drawing on the pages of Pedro Fernandes de Queirós' "Memoriales de las Indias Australes," the story offers a vividly imagined narrative account of the landing of four ships on one of the islands that would later be called Marquesas. It was in July 1595, and the mission was commanded by Admiral Mendaña de Neira, a daring explorer who braved the treacherous waters of the South Sea in search of new lands and riches.

As you read, you'll be transported to a world of adventure and discovery, where the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean hides untold wonders and dangers. You'll feel the salty sea spray on your face and hear the creaking of the wooden ships as they navigate the turbulent waves. You'll meet a cast of unforgettable characters, from the intrepid Admiral Mendaña and the resourceful Captain Pedro Fernández de Queirós to the brave sailors who risked their lives on the high seas.

But this is not just a tale of adventure and exploration. It is also a story of romance, as Queirós, the "Don Quixote of the South Sea," falls in love with the islands he encounters and becomes obsessed with exploring their hidden secrets. And it is a story of ambition and betrayal, as Queirós' dreams of conquest and glory clash with the harsh realities of colonialism and imperial expansion.

With its richly detailed historical backdrop and its vividly drawn characters, this novel will transport you to a world that is both familiar and exotic, where the sea holds the key to untold riches and hidden mysteries. So set sail with Cristiano Luchini's thrilling sea-inspired novel and discover the wonders of the Pacific for yourself!

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About the author

Cristiano Luchini is an independent content producer and writer with over a decade of experience in various creative fields, including creative writing, article production, film making, video editing, photography and photo editing. With two books published on Amazon, four on Google Books and a popular podcast exploring Vedanta philosophy, Cristiano has established himself as a strong advocate of spirituality and its various principles.

As a columnist for the prestigious independent web magazine, Cristiano honed his storytelling skills, while his role as art director for the innovative territorial marketing project, Napoli fashion on the road, allowed him to combine his passions for fashion, art, history and photography into a dynamic profession that merges creativity and commerce with ease.

Cristiano's work as a photographer for, a high quality online fashion magazine, has also given him the opportunity to explore the interplay between image and story in an illuminating and impactful way. Driven by his insatiable curiosity and desire to learn and grow, Cristiano has developed a deep passion for product design, which he sees as a bridge between the worlds of art and functionality. In addition, as host of Cosmic Dancer - Lo-Fi Music - Hi-Fi Faith, a podcast dedicated to exploring philosophy and spirituality, Cristiano has found a platform to share his ideas and thoughts with the world. Cristiano's career is a testament to his unwavering dedication to the creative arts and his commitment to inspire and enlighten others through his work.

With each new project, he strives to produce visually stunning work that is also rich in meaning and significance. Cristiano has built a reputation as a visionary who is not afraid to challenge convention and push boundaries. He is always eager to take on new challenges and collaborate with like-minded people who share his passion for the transformative power of creativity.

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