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Daniel Defoe

King of Pirates

€7,95

Following the success of Robinson Crusoe, Defoe composed a further tale of high adventure at sea. The result was the lesser-known The King of Pirates, an inspired and hugely enjoyable 'first-hand' account of pirate living. In response to an alleged letter accusing him of the worst possible deeds, Captain Avery pens a reply seeking to exonerate himself from all such charges.

He sees fit to provide a full account of life as captain of a pirate ship. Yet far from being the archetypal, murderous villain, his letters reveal him simply to be a very lovable rogue - albeit one with something of a penchant for fine jewels.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2002
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Pages: 112
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781843910114
ISBN 10: 184391011X

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King of Pirates

€7,95