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The Dark Frigate Audiobook

The Dark Frigate

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In 17th century England, a terrible accident forces orphaned Philip Marsham to flee London in fear for his life. Bred to the sea, he signs on with the Rose of Devon, a dark frigate bound for the quiet shores of Newfoundland.

Philip's bold spirit and knowledge of the sea soon win him his captain's regard. But when the Rose of Devon is seized in mid-ocean by a devious group of men plucked from a floating wreck, Phlip is forced to accompany these "gentlemen of fortune" on their murderous expeditions. Like it or not, Philip Marsham is now a pirate - with only the hangman awaiting his return to England.

With its bloody battles, brutal buccaneers, and bold, spirited hero, this rousing tale will enthrall all listeners in search of seafaring adventure.

©1971 Little, Brown, and Company; (P)1999 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

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Winner of The Newbery Medal for Best Children's Book

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  • Daniel
    Charlotte, NC, United States
    03/02/13
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    "Inaudible"
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    The sound quality was so poor that I couldn't understand the narrator's accents. In over three years of membership and dozens of books, this is the first time I had to simply give up. Very disappointing.

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  • Camille L. Jolley
    Moab, UT, USA
    07/11/09
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    "Good, but lower sound quality"

    The book was good, as could be expected from a newbury award winner, but the sound quality was not as good as i expected. It sounded like they'd just digitized an old degraded recording.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • R.
    Monmouth, OR, USA
    17/05/09
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    "abridged! poor quality! NOT WORTH IT!"

    FALSE ADVERTISING! approximately 15 pages or so are missing from random places, poor audio quality, SAVE YOUR MONEY!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Laura A
    Westwood, NJ, USA
    30/07/06
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    "Awful recording"

    You can barely hear it, don't waste your money

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  • Susan
    allen, TX, USA
    01/11/05
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    "Horrible audio quality"

    The audio on this is terrible. Listening to it is actually painful--it's a short book; you're better off just reading it.

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