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The life, remarkable adventures and pyracies, of the famous Capt. Singleton

containing an account of his being set on shore in the island of Madagascar... of his passage... Africa... with an account of his many adventures and pyracies with the famous Captain Avery and others.

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Printed for John King... and Thomas King... in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination323,[1]p ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23312986M
OCLC/WorldCa81977466

The Life, Adventures and Pyracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe The original, squashed down to read in about 25 minutes () Defoe was fifty-nine when he published this book, in , the year after Captain Singleton I. - Sailing With the Devil If I may believe the woman whom I was taught to call mother, I was a little. Download Citation | Property, History, and Identity in Defoe's Captain Singleton | Daniel Defoe's The Life, Adventures, and Pyracies, of the Famous Captain Singleton () features a protagonist.

The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton Daniel Defoe. The Life, Adventures, and Pyracies, of the Famous Captain Singleton () covers both land and sea in one volume, in two neatly composed halves. The first half of the novel includes a remarkable over.   Captain Singleton, by Daniel Defoe The original title page boasts that the book contains Singleton's "many Adventures and Pyracies with the famous Captain Author: Guardian Staff.

The life, adventures, and pyracies, of the famous Captain Singleton containing an account of his being set on shore in the island of Madagascar, his settlement there, with a description of the place and inhabitants: of his passage from thence, in a Paraguay, to the main land of Africa, with an account of the customs and manners of the people /5(5). The life and adventures of Capt. John Avery the famous English pirate, (rais'd from a cabbin-boy, to a king) now in possession of Madagascar / by: Broeck, Adrian van. Published: () The life and adventures of Capt. John Avery the famous English pirate, (rais'd from a cabbin-boy, to a King) now in possession of Madagascar.


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Books. Go Search /5(25). Daniel Defoe ( - ), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, remarkable adventures and pyracies famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe.

Defoe is noted for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularize the form in Britain with others such as Samuel Richardson and is among the founders of the English novel/5(25). Captain Singleton is a novel by Daniel Defoe and was first published in The full title is ‘The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton’ and it has also been published under the title ‘The Adventures of Captain Singleton’.

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THE LIFE ADVENTURES AND PIRACIES OF THE FAMOUS CAPTAIN SINGLETON By Daniel Defoe As it is usual for great persons, whose lives have been remarkable, and whose actions deserve recording to posterity, to insist much upon their originals, give full accounts of their families, and the histories of their.

Other articles where Life, Adventures and Pyracies, of the Famous Captain Singleton is discussed: John Avery: for Daniel Defoe’s hero in Life, Adventures, and Pyracies, of the Famous Captain Singleton ().

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 Singleton's crossing of Africa and the later half concerns his life as a pirate.

Defoe's description of piracy focuses for the most part on matters of economics and logistics, making it an intriguing if not Released on: Ma   The life, adventures and piracies of a young man, the book portrays the redemptive power of one man's love for another.

By the author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll : Daniel Defoe wrote Captain Singleton () immediately after his more famous novel, Robinson Crusoe (). Captain Singleton shares many things with Robinson Crusoe: the sea, survivalism and exotic adventures, being stranded in remote places and the necessity of befriending an African and transcending the language barrier in order to survive/5(2).

The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is written much in the same style as author Daniel Defoe’s other famous novels, including Robinson Crusoe and Journal of the Plague Year, mixing accounts of adventure with well-researched economic and practical details that ground the story in the reality of its 18th century Format: Ebook.

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The adventures of Captain Singleton. The adventures of Capt. Robert Singleton. Uniform series English Nights Entertainments. Notes An abridgment of the work first published,as: The life, adventures, and pyracies, of the famous Captain Singleton.

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Lang: eng, Pages Reprinted in with the help of. Title-page of “The life, adventures and pyracies, of the famous Captain Singleton ” (London, ) Singleton is kidnapped as a boy and eventually carried off to sea. After many adventures in the East Indies and Africa, he heads to the West Indies and takes up a life.

The life, remarkable adventures and pyracies, of the famous Capt. Singleton: Containing An Account of his being set on Shore in the Island of Madagascar, his Settlement there, with a Description of the Place and Inhabitants: Of his Passage from thence, in a Paraguay, to the main Land of Africa, with an Account of the Customs and Manners of the People: His great Deliverances from the barbarous Natives and .The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton By: Daniel Defoe The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a "bipartite adventure story whose first half covers a traversal of Africa, and whose second half taps into the contemporary fascination with piracy.The Life, Adventures and Pyracies of the Famous Captain Singleton ().6 While Singleton imagines an encounter between the narrator/protagonist and Every, Singleton himself is most intensively read as a fictionalized version of Every.7 However, this hereditary of texts leading up to.