In this swashbuckling novel, Defoe tells the story of a sailor who sets off on a series of adventures that take him from Africa to the Caribbean. Along the way, he becomes a pirate and engages in numerous battles and acts of derring-do. But despite his many exploits, Captain Singleton remains a sympathetic figure, struggling to make his way in a harsh and unforgiving world.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the 'public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.