Raphael Sabatini

B. J. Harrison Reads Captain Blood

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Dr. Peter Blood is an Irish physician who served in the Dutch and French navies. He now works as a doctor in the city of Bridgwater in southwestern England. During the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth, Blood is captured after saving a man’s life. Unfortunately, the man turns out to be a rebel. Therefore, the doctor is sentenced to ten years as an indentured slave in the Caribbean colonies.

How did Peter get captured? Why was he sentenced to ten years as a slave? Will he manage to escape from the Caribbean colonies, or will he spend the rest of his sentence in slavery? Find all the answers in Rafael Sabatini’s adventure novel "Captain Blood" from 1922.

B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

Rafael Sabatini (1875 – 1950) was an Italian-English novelist and a short story writer. He produced over thirty novels, six non-fiction books, eight collections of short stories and various uncollected short stories. "The Sea Hawk" (1915) is Sabatini’s worldwide bestseller, together with "Captain Blood" (1922), "Scaramouche" (1921) and "Bellarion the Fortunate"(1926). By the year of 1925 many of his books were turned into movies and different plays.
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