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The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific

Gelesen von OliverBoliver

(4,647 Sterne; 17 Bewertungen)

A story of sea-faring adventure including a shipwreck with a daring rescue, a ship fire and a close escape, pirates and enslavement, gold, danger, redemption and a desperate bid for freedom. There is excitement in every chapter in this harrowing tale of the crew and passengers of the Galatea as they voyage from England to Australia and back. (Summary by OliverBoliver) (10 hr 20 min)

Chapters

The Wreck on the ''Gunfleet.''

30:36

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The ''Betsy Jane.''

40:29

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''Hurrah, my lads! We’re outward-bound!''

24:29

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The outward voyage.

31:06

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Homeward bound.

31:23

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Dismasted.

24:14

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A fiery ordeal.

26:53

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At the mercy of wind and wave.

32:16

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The ''Albatross.''

27:27

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Captain Johnson explains himself.

32:33

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Johnson hoodwinks a frigate.

31:05

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On Albatross Island.

35:38

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Ralli explains himself; so does Lance.

30:17

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The ladies make a discovery, and Bob distinguishes himself.

29:46

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Lost!

32:20

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Blanche and her lover have to swim for it.

30:39

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Bob wants to be rich.

28:12

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Alarm and disaster.

29:31

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Bob gives way to violence.

33:18

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A night of terror.

38:28

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Bewertungen

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Bravo from Borneo

(4,5 Sterne)

I really enjoyed this period seafaring tale; such an adventure filled with peril and heroic deeds. I admire the author's work who is someone clearly with vast seagoing experience. His descriptive talents bring each scene to life and enable us to visualise situations so clearly. I must pay tribute to the narrator who read the book so smoothly. A great book.

(5 Sterne)

A wonderful yarn. It has all the elements to keep one riveted to the pages and at the end wishing for more.

(5 Sterne)

I enjoyed the story, well read.