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The Ghost Pirates

Gelesen von Mark Nelson

(4,41 Sterne; 155 Bewertungen)

The Ghost Pirates is a powerful account of a doomed and haunted ship on its last voyage, and of the terrible sea-devils (of quasi-human aspect, and perhaps the spirits of bygone buccaneers) that besiege it and finally drag it down to an unknown fate. With its command of maritime knowledge, and its clever selection of hints and incidents suggestive of latent horrors in nature, this book at times reaches enviable peaks of power. (Summary by Wikipedia) (4 hr 57 min)

Chapters

The Figure Out of the Sea

14:47

Read by Mark Nelson

What Tammy the 'Prentice Saw

9:48

Read by Mark Nelson

The Man up the Main

16:00

Read by Mark Nelson

The Fooling with the Sail

22:13

Read by Mark Nelson

The End of Williams

23:16

Read by Mark Nelson

Another Man to the Wheel

17:39

Read by Mark Nelson

The Coming of the Mist and That Which It Ushered

18:09

Read by Mark Nelson

After the Coming of the Mist

23:33

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The Man Who Cried for Help

26:15

Read by Mark Nelson

Hands That Plucked

10:30

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The Search for Stubbins

30:49

Read by Mark Nelson

The Council

15:16

Read by Mark Nelson

The Shadow in the Sea

9:31

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The Ghost Ships

25:17

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The Great Ghost Ship

19:21

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The Ghost Pirates

15:13

Read by Mark Nelson

Bewertungen

Great story, excellent narration

(5 Sterne)

This is a gripping story made all the more so by the narrator, Mark Nelson, who has the perfect voice for all those "sea dogs" and the drama of a frightened crew tackling supernatural phenomenon at night on a lonely ocean. (I kind of regret listening to it while living alone in an old house in the country; it was that scary!) Can't wait to hear more from both the author (who had an interesting life story of his own) and the narrator. Many thanks for this great story.

A Stellar Reading of a Great Story

(5 Sterne)

I've commented on Mark's wonderful readings many times but this one takes the cake. His voices, tone and demeanor during this reading really bring the tale home. He sounds like a sailor and sells the story as I've never heard a story sold before. Even if you have no interest in the theme of his story listen to it just to relish this amazing narration performance. Stunning.

Disappointing but we'll read.

(2,5 Sterne)

First I must compliment Mr Nelson on an excellent rendition of this book. Just a superb job, as usual. As-for the material, I was disappointed. I was drawn in at first but found it difficult to stay interested. The style and format became tedious about a third of the way through and the end was anticlimactic. I really wanted the crew of the ship to be able to fight back! I enjoyed the old time nautical references and, as I said the narration was awesome. Take the time to listen but don't expect to be to impressed.

(4,5 Sterne)

This is a very different story. It contains a lot of tall ship sailing terminology which some might find daunting but having built a number of wooden ship models I rather enjoyed that. The reader, Mark Nelson, is superb as usual. We're lucky to have him donating his talents to these audio books. Is you like sea stories, give this a listen.

The Ghost Pirates

(3,5 Sterne)

A read rharkum12@icloud.com keeps you guessing the entire book. The end wasn't a desired ending to me. Left me with many questions. The ending didn't clarify my answers as to where the Ghost ship came from. Why did it exist?

(5 Sterne)

Terrifying! It would be a good idea to learn Clipper ship terminology before starting this book to properly visualize the nautical descriptions. Even without this knowledge, it's a good book

An Eerie Nautical Thrill!

(5 Sterne)

Well read by Mark Nelson, as always. I love nautical fiction and gothic style horror, this is a great combination of both.

(5 Sterne)

I usually have my head buried in SciFi. This was a surprising treat. Thank for the story William and thank you for the awesome read Mark.