Publish date: January 25th 2010
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
Series: Captain Blood
Captain Blood is a marvelous tale of a doctor unjustly sentenced to ten years of slavery in Barbados, his escape to piracy, and his vendetta with both the Spanish and King James II of England. If I had been an adolescent reading this in the 1920s, when it was published, I could not have failed to g...
“I have a private score with this rascal and I intend to settle it.” Take that, you dogs! God this is good. Charismatic adventurer cum sawbones Peter Blood gets lippy with the King’s thugs during the 1685 Monmouth Rebellion, is banged up and dragged in front of the certifiable Judge Jeffreys at the ...
bookshelves: published-1922, pirates-smugglers-wreckers, historical-fiction, seven-seas, winter20092010 Read in January, 2010 Born 9 April 1649Rotterdam, NetherlandsDied 15 July 1685 (aged 36)Tower Hill, London, EnglandTitle Duke of MonmouthDuke of BuccleuchEarl of DoncasterBaron Scott of Tyneda...
oh heavens. i dislike admitting that am not 100% cynical about things, that life will all its ignominy and disappointments, vacillations and cupidity has not yet extinguished my ability to dream of freedom and unfettered joy, that there might still be a heart under all this bravado... but there it i...
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