This vintage book contains Daniel Defoe’s novels "Memoirs of Captain Carleton" (1728), and "Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies" (1763). "Memoirs of Captain Carleton" contains the fictional memoirs of a captain during the Dutch war of 1672. Defoe’s military memoirs were so authentic in fact, that numerous nineteenth century historians based their studies on them! A fantastically accurate and thrilling story, this volume will appeal to both lovers of stunning adventure tales, and those with an interest in the Dutch war of 1672. The "Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies" is the astonishing story of a female soldier who served, in disguise, as a soldier in the British army from 1697 to 1706. This work would make for a great addition to any bookshelf, and it is not to be missed by fans of Defoe’s seminal work. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.