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The Madman and The Pirate

R. M. Ballantyne

R. M. Ballantyne (April 24, 1825 – February 8, 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer.Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in the Wilds of North America. For some time he was employed by Messrs Constable, the publishers, but in 1856 he gave up business for the profession of literature, and began the series of adventure stories for the young with which his name is popularly associated.

R. M. Ballantyne (April 24, 1825 – February 8, 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer.Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in the Wilds of North America. For some time he was employed by Messrs Constable, the publishers, but in 1856 he gave up business for the profession of literature, and began the series of adventure stories for the young with which his name is popularly associated.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

R. M. Ballantyne (April 24, 1825 – February 8, 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer.Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in the Wilds of North America. For some time he was employed by Messrs Constable, the publishers, but in 1856 he gave up business for the profession of literature, and began the series of adventure stories for the young with which his name is popularly associated.

Language:

English

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Length:

5h 15m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

20:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:38


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

20:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

18:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

21:37


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:14


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

25:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:51


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

21:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:15