Kate Bonnet

The Romance of a Pirate's Daughter

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,773 / 276 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,736
Added to site: 2005.11.13
mnybks.net#: 11694
Origin: gutenberg.org

"A cleverly conceived and neatly developed story into which Stockton has injected a goodly portion of his peculiarly fantastic genius. ... It has not a dull page."--Boston Advertiser.

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intend to allow that young lady to interfere with her plans and purposes during the absence of the head of the house. So she went her way, saying nothing derisive about the nautical life, except what she considered it necessary for her to do, in order to maintain her superior position in the household.

Major Bonnet was now very much engaged and a good deal disturbed, for he found that projected sailing, even in one's own craft, is not always smooth sailing. He was putting his vessel in excellent order, and was fitting her out generously in the way of stores and all manner of nautical needfuls, not forgetting the guns necessary for defence in these somewhat disordered times, and his latest endeavours were towards the shipping of a suitable crew. Seafaring men were not scarce in the port of Bridgetown, but Major Bonnet, now entitled to be called "Captain," was very particular about his crew, and it took him a long time to collect suitable men.

As he was most truly a landsman, knowing nothing about the sea

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