The Historical Nights' Entertainment
by Rafael Sabatini
Publisher: Feedbooks 1917
Number of pages: 252
I set myself the task of reconstructing, in the fullest possible detail and with all the colour available from surviving records, a group of more or less famous events. I would select for my purpose those which were in themselves bizarre and resulting from the interplay of human passions, and whilst relating each of these events in the form of a story, I would compel that story scrupulously to follow the actual, recorded facts without owing anything to fiction...
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by Rafael Sabatini - Houghton, Mifflin
A historical novel set at the beginning of the 15th century. The narrative is presented as the compilation of histories of Bellarion's life. There are numerous twists and turns to the plot as Bellarion rises in rank to become a mercenary captain ...
by Rafael Sabatini - Project Gutenberg
At the time of its 1922 debut the book was a smash hit and was followed up with additional adventures of swashbuckler Peter Blood in numerous sequels. This book is a salty dose of high-seas adventure for all fiction collections.
by Rafael Sabatini - S. Paul & co
Raphael Sabatini went to original source material and provides a well reasoned, balanced and believable account of Cesare, his family and the world in which they lived. Every piece of information is backed up by quotes or historical proof.
by Rafael Sabatini - eBooks@Adelaide
The Sea-Hawk, originally published in 1915, is the story of a Cornish gentleman, Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is betrayed by a jealous brother. Liberated from slavery aboard a Spanish galley, Sir Oliver joins the Barbary pirates who freed him.