The Madman and The Pirate


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R. M. Ballantyne (April 24, 1825 – February 8, 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer. Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in the Wilds of North America. For some time he was employed by Messrs Constable, the publishers, but in 1856 he gave up business for the profession of literature, and began the series of adventure stories for the young with which his name is popularly associated. (5 hr 14 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 21:24 Read by Anita Roy Dobbs
Chapter 2 20:34 Read by Esther
Chapter 3 21:37 Read by Betsie Bush
Chapter 4 17:54 Read by Kevin McAsh
Chapter 5 20:11 Read by Kevin McAsh
Chapter 6 18:05 Read by Arouet
Chapter 7 16:56 Read by Arouet
Chapter 8 21:31 Read by Esther
Chapter 9 21:36 Read by Betsie Bush
Chapter 10 20:13 Read by Betsie Bush
Chapter 11 20:25 Read by Esther
Chapter 12 25:30 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Chapter 13 14:50 Read by Kevin McAsh
Chapter 14 16:43 Read by Esther
Chapter 15 21:02 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Chapter 16 16:14 Read by Kevin McAsh

Reviews

first rate

(5 stars)

great adventure story. heartwarming and well read