The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton

Daniel DEFOE (c.1660 - 1731)

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).

Genre(s): Nautical & Marine Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 "As it is usual for great persons ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:26:26
Play 02 "I can say nothing here ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:28:27
Play 03 "We were now a good troop ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:26:53
Play 04 "In this condition we lived ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:22:29
Play 05 "But to return to the consultations ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:20:32
Play 06 "Our vessel being thus finished ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:31:06
Play 07 "We stood stock still ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:22:34
Play 08 "When this ceremony was over ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:28:09
Play 09 "In about eight days we finished three canoes ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:23:20
Play 10 "I was as much affected ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:32:44
Play 11 "We asked our black prince ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:28:11
Play 12 "During our encampment here ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:10
Play 13 "Well, notwithstanding this, we ventured ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:26:05
Play 14 "We did not much seek the conversing ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:28:39
Play 15 "We stayed here twelve days ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:25:30
Play 16 "About the year ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:29:13
Play 17 "Accordingly we went about-ship ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:33:40
Play 18 "William went to work his own way ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:28:34
Play 19 "We sailed away for the Cape of Good Hope ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:27:36
Play 20 "The tide was up ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:14
Play 21 "We sailed along there ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:44
Play 22 "In the meantime, we came to an anchor ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:29
Play 23 "This perfectly confounded us ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:30:39
Play 24 "I have reason to believe ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:27:03
Play 25 "Our men had but just brought the ship to rights ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:17:55
Play 26 "This passage, when I related it to a friend ... " Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:32:40
Play 27 "I come back now to my own history ... " Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:40:27
Play 28 "We were now in a good place ..." Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:43:44