Pirates ! Book Summary

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Celia Rees: PIRATES! The author of the book (Pirates!) is Celia Rees. Pirates! is a novel, which includes elements of romance and mostly adventure. WHERE AND WHEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE? The story takes place in Bristol (England), Bath (England), Jamaica, Caribean sea and on the Atlantic ocean in the years between around 1700 and 1724. WHO ARE THE MAIN CHARACTERS AND WHAT ARE THEY LIKE?  Nancy Kington – She was a daughter of a wealthy merchant Ned Kington. Since she was little she was always a very charismatic girl. Because her family had a lot of money she never missed anything except her mum who passed away when she was born. While growing up she became an open minded, loving and confident teenager. She was always up for an adventure.…show more content…
She wanted to change that immediately but the manager of the plantation said she had more important things to do. At her residence she met Phillis and Minerva, her personal slaves. Minerva was just about the age of Nancy and Phillis was Minerva's mum. They got on well. One day Nancy found out her dad had promised her to another plantation owner named Mr Duke – later known as the Brazilian. It was quite a surprise to her, so as she was scared she decided to run away and soon Nancy, Minerva, Phillis and Thomas were headed to a remote village in the middle of nowhere. They arrived and villagers welcomed them, not open handed but they gave them everything the needed for living. Not long after that a rumor came around that The Brazilian was looking everywhere for Nancy Kington. It wasn't safe for her in the village anymore, so when pirates came around to sell some robbed things Nancy and Minerva left with…show more content…
Duke couldn't find them. As they were sailing over Atlantic sea they spotted a merchant ship that later turned out to be a pirate ship. There was a huge fight between the ships and finally Nancy and her friends won the battle. They took over the other ship and continued their way to the coast of Guinea. There they found a lot of gold and other valuable stuff which they stole therefore they became wealthy so the decided to go to Madagascar to finish their traveling. They settled down but after some time the Brazilian was spotted near the island of Madagascar. Nancy got really scared. Her friends – Pirates helped her out and killed the Brazilian. She went back to England, Minerva married with Vincent Crosby (another pirate) and the rest of the crew retired and lived happily on
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