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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (81 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charles Kingsley Narrator: Frederick Davidson Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538463345
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Subtitle: or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth

From the coral reefs of the Barbados to the jungles and fabled cities of the Orinoco and on to the great sea battle with the Spanish Armada, this vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of the Elizabethan adventurers who sailed with Sir Francis Drake. Full of the drama of that age of exploration, discovery, and conquest, Kingsley has truly brought this colorful era to life.

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  • “An action-packed saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the dramatic backdrop of Elizabethan England, the battle of the Spanish Armada, and the exploration of North America.”

    Ingram

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 heather | 11/19/2013

    " read for my nation, empire, and literature class. an english bestseller. fascinating from an historical and sociological perspective. an obviously nationalistic book. it was fun to write a paper on, though. and it made my recent robin hood obsession suddenly relevant. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ann | 6/8/2013

    " Read before traveling to the area from Illinois. Enjoyed the old story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Scott Holmes | 5/28/2011

    " Swashbuckle from my childhood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 heather | 6/15/2007

    " read for my nation, empire, and literature class. an english bestseller. fascinating from an historical and sociological perspective. an obviously nationalistic book. it was fun to write a paper on, though. and it made my recent robin hood obsession suddenly relevant. "

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About the Author
Author Charles Kingsley

Charles Kingsley (1819–1875), born in Devonshire, England, was a clergyman, novelist, and poet who began writing when he was five years old. He was much involved in the social reform movements of his time. His best-known works are Westward Ho! and the children’s fantasy The Water Babies.

About the Narrator

Frederick Davidson (1932–2005), also known as David Case, was one of the most prolific readers in the audiobook industry, recording more than eight hundred audiobooks in his lifetime, including over two hundred for Blackstone Audio. Born in London, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and performed for many years in radio plays for the British Broadcasting Company before coming to America in 1976. He received AudioFile’s Golden Voice Award and numerous Earphones Awards and was nominated for a Grammy for his readings.