Captain Frederick Marryat (1792 – 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early founder of the sea story. «Masterman Ready, or the Wreck of the Pacific» is novel that may be included in the list of famous robinsonade novels. The plot of the story follows the adventure of the Seagrave family who turned to be shipwrecked at sea with the highest efforts to survive on a desert island with a help of veteran sailor named Masterman Ready. What would you do if you had got into such a great troubles? Make your fantasy work a little!