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Pirate Literature

Pirates and privateers have captured our imaginations in novels, poems, memoirs, and more. Read more about their adventures at sea.

Pirate Hunter
Pirates appear in some of our greatest adventure literature, with Robert Louis Stevenson and others helping us to imagine the pirate life... In this new book, Richard Zacks explores the pirate life and adventures from the viewpoint of Captain Kidd, a man who has been called a pirate for several centuries.

Pirate Hunter
Pirates appear in some of our greatest adventure literature. Robert Louis Stevenson and other writers have helped us to imagine the pirate life... In this new book, Richard Zacks explores the pirate life and adventures from the viewpoint of Captain Kidd, a man who has been called a pirate for several centuries.

Top 10 Pirate Literature
Pirates have captured our imaginations with their adventures at sea, with bloody battles and buried treasures. Read about pirate literature.

Books About "Treasure Island"
"Treasure Island" is Robert Louis Stevenson's story about Jim Hawkins and his adventures with murderous pirates. Read about Long John Silver, and the rest of the pirate gang, in this tale.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Chapter 18
Read Chapter 18 of Mark Twain's famous "Adventures of Tom Sawyer": "THAT was Tom's great secret -- the scheme to return home with his brother pirates and attend their own funerals."

Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe - Chapter 1
"One time, in my sleep, I had the villainy of the three pirate sailors so lively related to me by the first Spaniard, and Friday's father, that it was surprising: they told me how they barbarously attempted to murder all the Spaniards, and that they set fire to the provisions they had laid up, on purpose to distress and starve them..."

Pirate Biographies
Read biographies of famous pirates: Samuel Bellamy, Stede Bonnet, Anne Bonny, Francis Drake, William Kidd, Jean Laffite, Henry Morgan, John Rakham, and others.

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