The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton


Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

(4.3 stars; 61 reviews)

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. It has been commended for its depiction of the homosexual relationship between the eponymous hero and his religious mentor, the Quaker, William Walters." (Summary by Wikipedia).

(13 hr 24 min)

Chapters

"As it is usual for great persons ..." 26:26 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"I can say nothing here ..." 28:27 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We were now a good troop ..." 26:53 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"In this condition we lived ..." 22:29 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"But to return to the consultations ..." 20:32 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"Our vessel being thus finished ..." 31:06 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We stood stock still ..." 22:34 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"When this ceremony was over ..." 28:09 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"In about eight days we finished three canoes ..." 23:20 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"I was as much affected ..." 32:44 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We asked our black prince ..." 28:11 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"During our encampment here ..." 30:10 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"Well, notwithstanding this, we ventured ..." 26:05 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We did not much seek the conversing ..." 28:39 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We stayed here twelve days ..." 25:30 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"About the year ..." 29:13 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"Accordingly we went about-ship ..." 33:40 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"William went to work his own way ..." 28:34 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We sailed away for the Cape of Good Hope ..." 27:36 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"The tide was up ..." 30:14 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We sailed along there ..." 30:44 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"In the meantime, we came to an anchor ..." 30:29 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"This perfectly confounded us ..." 30:39 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"I have reason to believe ..." 27:03 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"Our men had but just brought the ship to rights ..." 17:55 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"This passage, when I related it to a friend ... " 32:40 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"I come back now to my own history ... " 40:27 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
"We were now in a good place ..." 43:44 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)

Reviews

A rare Classic!

(5 stars)

Amazing Story of Cpt. Singleton. full of detail of the many voyages. A great listen. Fantastic reader! Thank you sir!!

what a great story!

(5 stars)

You can't go wrong with this story. It moves well, has a little of everything (piracy, trading, shipwrecks, slaves, old sea ports, etc) to interest this young boy in an old man's body.

Good Account Of Adventures

(4.5 stars)

[edited ] It was cool to hear about Singelton some parts i thought boreing. The reader is awesome and. is a really good reader.

Great

(4 stars)

I enjoyed this very much. The reader's unique rhythm really suits the writing on this one. great job!

what a listen

(5 stars)

loved it great narration.