Click to enlargeA General History of The Pyrates
by Daniel Defoe

A fascinating history of flamboyant outlaws and their booty deeds: Captain Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard; Captain William Kidd, whose trial and execution created a sensation throughout London and the world.

An engrossing blend of fact and fiction, incorporating Defoe's celebrated flair for journalistic detail. These lively tales of seafaring rogues and rascals, and their ill-gotten gains, will captivate armchair sailors and any lover of adventure on the high seas.

712 pages

A General History of The Pyrates