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The Life Adventures Piracies Of The Famous Captain Singleton

  [english | 1720]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [The narrative describes the life of an Englishman stolen from a well-to-do family as a child and raised by Gypsies who eventually makes his way to sea. One half of the book concerns Singletons crossing of Africa and the later half concerns his life as a pirate. Defoes description of piracy focuses for the most part on matters of economics and logistics making it an intriguing if not particularly ...]
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