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Gideon Defoe

Gideon Defoe is the author of The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists, The Pirates! In An Adventure With Ahab, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Communists, and The Pirates! In an Adventure with Napoleon. You could be forgiven for thinking that he is a bit of a one-trick pony.  He lives in London.

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The Pirates!: In an Adventure with the Romantics
Written by Gideon Defoe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2012
$14.95/(Canada) | 978-0-345-80290-3 (0-345-80290-X)

 
In Gideon Defoe’s fifth Pirates! adventure, the dashing Pirate Captain and his intrepid crew encounter perhaps the most swashbuckling poets in history: Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Shelley’s fiancée, Mary Godwin.
 
While visiting the shores of Lake Geneva to restore their spirits and their finances, the Pirate Captain and his... Read more






The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Gideon Defoe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$14.95/(Canada) | 978-0-345-80248-4 (0-345-80248-9)

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Adventure? Yes, more than one! Derring-do? Yes! Storms? Sea monsters? Rival pirates? Of course! Cameos by frequently anachronistic historical figures?  You betcha! All that and more.

Not since Moby-Dick. . . . No, not since Treasure Island. . . . Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a group... Read more






The Pirates! In an Adventure with Napoleon
Written by Gideon Defoe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2010
$13.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-27492-2 (0-307-27492-6)

After adventures with Charles Darwin, Captain Ahab, and Karl Marx, The Pirate Captain faces off against his toughest—though not his biggest—challenge yet: Napoleon Bonaparte.
 
Bruised from a crushing disappointment at the Pirate of the Year Awards, the Pirate Captain decides that it’s time for a career change. Before long, his loyal crew... Read more






The Pirates! An Adventure with Scientists & An Adventure with Ahab
Written by Gideon Defoe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2006
$11.00/(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7750-2 (1-4000-7750-8)

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists

Not since Moby-Dick...No, not since Treasure Island...Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a sea saga to rival The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, featuring the greatest sea-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, although he lives for... Read more






The Pirates! In an Adventure with Communists
Written by Gideon Defoe
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2008
$9.95/(Canada) | 978-0-307-27491-5 (0-307-27491-8)

London, 1840: Wagner's latest opera plays to packed houses while disgruntled workers gather in crowded pubs to eat ice cream and plan the downfall of the bourgeoisie. Meanwhile, the Pirate Captain finds himself incarcerated at Scotland Yard, in a case of mistaken identity.

Discovering that his doppelgänger is none other than Karl... Read more





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