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7 edition of The Pyrates found in the catalog.

The Pyrates

by George MacDonald Fraser

  • 12 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Action & Adventure

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9213757M
    ISBN 100006470173
    ISBN 109780006470175

      The Paperback of the A General History of the Pyrates by Daniel Defoe at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book Pages: A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates, which was influential in shaping popular conceptions of pirates. Its author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson, generally considered a pseudonym for one of London's writer-publishers.

      History Books > Caribbean History Books A General History of the Pyrates: Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates (Famous Pirates)5/5(5). Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: On the far side of history, where only wild writers and film producers dare to venture - out yonder, in the old days and on the seas of high adventure, there were pyrates.

    Get this from a library! The pyrates. [George MacDonald Fraser] -- Dashing young Captain Avery is entrusted with the mission of transporting the fabulous Madagascar Crown from London, through treacherous waters infested with dastardly pirates, to Madagascar. Not to be confused with The Pyrates (note the "The"). This book series contains examples of: Adults Are Useless - Played straight for the first three books before being averted in the fourth book. George's dad actively gets involved in the adventure and helps out, although .


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The Pyrates by George MacDonald Fraser Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE PYRATES is George MacDonald Fraser's tongue-in-cheek homage to the swashbucklers of yore. In these rollicking pages you'll find tall ships and desert islands; impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines; devilishly sinister cads and ghastly dungeons; improbably acrobatic duels and hair's-breadth escapes; and more plot twists than you can shake a rapier at/5.

The Pyrates pays tongue-in-cheek homage to the swashbuckling books and movies that have always stirred our imagination. In these rollicking pages you’ll find tall ships and desert islands, impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines, devilishly sinister cads and ghastly dungeons, improbably acrobatic duels and hair’s-breadth escapes, and more plot twists than you can shake a 4/5(61).

Fantastic book describing in detail the lives of many famous pirates, giving contemporary accounts of crew members and famous capers. The language is somewhat archaic as you may expect of a book that was published inbut I never found it to be more than a minor obstacle.

A must have for any pirate lover/5(41). Pyrates book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Welcome to the World.

The world of pyrates and of warring nations that have be /5(2). A General History of the Pirates: The Classic Account of the Most Murderous and Felonious Exploits from the Golden Age of Piracy Paperback – March 6, by Charles Johnson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all 3 formats The Pyrates book editions/5(4).

The Secret City (Pyrates, Book 1) Paperback – February 1, by Chris Archer (Author)5/5(2). Attributed to Daniel Defoe of Robinson Crusoe fame, A General History of Pyrates is the go-to book used by many authors of pirate lore. Written for an English audience in at the end of the golden age of piracy.

It has the ring of authenticity of someone well-acquainted with pirates/5. Directed by Andrew Gosling. With Marcus Gilbert, Jane Snowden, Tom Adams, Josette Simon. A swashbuckling dramatisation of George Macdonald Fraser's book The Pyrates.

A tale of adventure and romance on the high seas/10(8). The preface -- Introduction -- Of Captain Avery, and his crew -- Of Captain Martel, and his crew -- Of Captain Teach, alias Black-Beard -- Of Major Stede Bonnet, and his crew -- Of Capt.

Edw. The Pyrates is all the swashbucklers that ever were, rolled into one great Technicoloured pantomime – tall ships and desert islands, impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines, buried treasure and Black Spots, devilish Dons and ghastly dungeons, plots, duels, escapes, savage rituals, tender romance and steaming passion, all to the.

The Pyrates book series by Chris Archer includes books The Secret City (Pyrates, Book 1), Eye of Eternity, Dead Man's Chest, and several more.

See the complete Pyrates series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The Project Gutenberg EBook of A General History of the Pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, to the present time, by Daniel Defoe This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

A general history of the pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence, to the present time ; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two female pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny ; to which is added a short abstract of the statute and civil law, in relation to pyracy / by Captain Charles Johnson.

Publisher's Summary. The Pyrates is all the swashbucklers that ever were, rolled into one great technicoloured pantomime - tall ships and desert islands, impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines, buried treasure and black spots, devilish dons and.

The Pyrates. likes. The official Facebook fan page of THE PYRATES. Visit our website for free games and apps for PC and ers: A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. To Which Is Added, a Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Notorious Pyrates.

Interspersed with several Diverting Tales, and Pleasant Songs. A General History of Pyrates User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Despite varying titles, these are essentially the same book. Published inDefoe's chronicle of the scourges of the sea was a smashing success, finding a wide audience eager for tales of those. The first edition of A General History of Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates, shortened to simply, 'A General History of Pyrates' was published in and featured many biographies and stories of the Flying Gang and other pirates from the Post Spanish Succession listed author was Captain Charles Johnson but this is believed to be a pen-name and there is real.

This book is the fourth and final book the 'Pyrates' series, which I have thoroughly enjoyed. Now that George's dad's girlfriend is in danger, George feels that he has to tell his dad what he and his friends have been up to right under his nose.

While the conclusion did have a bit of a 'Scooby Doo' vibe, I /5. Immensely readable history by the author of Robinson Crusoe incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century.

Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, many others. Series: Pyrates (Book 4) Paperback: pages; Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks; Reissue edition (May 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; 5/5(2).

Fraser, author of the Flashman books of historical fiction, wrote The Pyrates as his personal tribute to the many pleasurable hours he spent with Daniel Defoe and Robert Louis Stevenson, Basil Rathbone and Errol Flynn.5/5(5).Synopsis Repackaged to tie-in with hardback publication of 'The Reavers' and to appeal to a new generation of George MacDonald Fraser fans, 'The Pyrates' is a swashbuckling romp of a novel/5(58).