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Adam Penfeather, Buccaneer: His Early Exploits

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Title:Adam Penfeather, Buccaneer: His Early Exploits
Farnol, John Jeffery   
(2 of 34 for author by title)
Another Day
The 'Piping Times'
Published:   1940
Publisher:The Ryerson Press
Tags:fiction, historical

"Farnol's former popularity was on the wane at the beginning of the 1940s so that this & other of his later titles are comparatively rare. It regards the piratical adventures of Adam on the Spanish Main, together with his companion Antonia who has gone adventuring in the guise of a boy. Even critics who'd been hard on Farnol were won over by this one. The best book from his last period, it is something of a sequel to, & making a trilogy of Black Bartlemy's Treasure and Martin Conisby's Vengeance despite having a different central hero."

—Jessica Amanda Salmonson [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Farnol, John Jeffery

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Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 – 9 August 1952) was a British writer since 1907 until his death, known for writing more than 40 romance novels, some formulaic and set in the Georgian Era or English Regency period, and swashbucklers, he with Georgette Heyer founded the Regency romantic genre.

He published his first romance novel My Lady Caprice in 1907. The success of his early novels led Farnol to become a professional writer. He produced around 40 novels and volumes of stories, and some non-fiction and children's books. His last book was completed by his second wife Phyllis.

Two of his early books, The Amateur Gentleman and The Broad Highway, have been issued in a version edited by romance novelist Barbara Cartland. The Amateur Gentleman was adapted for British film in 1920 and 1936, American film in 1926.--Wikipedia.

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