A General History of the Pyrates
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.
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Review: A General History of the PyratesUser Review - Charlie Kaufman - Goodreads
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of pirates, history, naval adventures, etc... This book gives a rundown of the most famous pirates in the "golden age", Roberts, Blackbeard, Calico ... Read full review
Review: A General History of the PyratesUser Review - Alexandre - Goodreads
Slightly disappointed because I expected something different. However, it is a brilliant record of 'pyrate' history and an absolute must-read for anyone interested in this theme. Read full review