Raphael Sabatini (1875 -1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure. He is best known for his worldwide best-sellers: Scaramouche (1921), a tale of the French Revolution in which a fugitive hides out in a commedia dell'arte troupe and later becomes a fencing master (Sabatini wrote a sequel ten years later); Captain Blood (1922), in which the title character is admiral of a fleet of pirate ships (Sabatini also wrote two sequels comprising short stories) and The Life of Cesare Borgia.
In this book:
The Chronicles of Captain Blood
The Fortunes of Captain Blood
The Life of Cesare Borgia