By Rafael Sabatini

ISBN-10: 1440684227

ISBN-13: 9781440684227

Through the tumultuous reign of James II, Englishman Peter Blood, a gentleman-physician, slightly escapes the gallows after his arrest for treating a wounded insurgent. Sentenced to 10 years of slavery on a Barbados plantation, Blood escapes from captivity and boldly embarks on a profession as a pirate, by no means wasting sight of his targets of clearing his identify and returning to England.
A rollicking story of piracy on a grand scale, accented with breathtaking maritime maneuvers, close to misses, and broadside hits, Sabatini's fast paced novel is alive with colour, romance, and pleasure. A swashbuckling vintage that brims with stolen treasure and experience at the excessive seas, Captain Blood speedy grew to become a best-seller after it was once first released in 1922.

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The chain is s ilver. Please wear it. GRUSHA : Many thanks, Simon. The Ca uc a si a n 39 I Chalk Circle SIMON (hangs i t round h e r neck ) : It woul d b e better t o g o to the third courtyard now . O r the re 'll be difficul­ ties. Anyway, I must harness lady w i l l unde rstand? the ho rse s . The young GRUSHA : Ye s , S i mo n . They stand undecided. SIMON : I 'll s t ayed j u st take the mistre s s to the troops that h ave Joyal . When the war's o v er , I ' ll be back . I n I hope m y i ntende d won't get two weeks .

ADJ U TANT ( lzarslz ly ) : H a rness the horses to the c a rriage ! Don ' t s t an d the re d oi ng n o t h i n g , scu m ! 40 I Bertolt Brecht SHASHAVA stands to attention and goes Two S E RVA NTS cro wd from the gateway, bent under huge trunks. Behind them, suppo r ted by women, stumbles NAT E L L A A B A S H W I L I . She is lowed by a WOMAN carrying t h e C H I LD. S i l\ION off. low her fol­ ' GOV E R N O R s W I F E : I hardly know if my head's still on. Where's Michael? Don't hold him so clumsily.

He's mine ! C O R P O RA L : Fine l i ne n ! GRUSHA off and dashes at him t o pull him away. H e th roli"S h e r again bends over the crib. A gain looking round in de spai r, she sees a log of wood, seizes it, and hits the COR P O R A L 01·er the head from behind. The collapses. She quickly picks u p th e CHILD CORPORAL a n d rushes o/]. SING E R : A n d in her fl i ght from the Iron s h i rts After twenty-two d ays At of j o u rneying the foot of the J an ga-Tau G l acier G rusha Yashnadze decid ed to adopt the child.

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