The Captain's Tollgate
A classic tale of buccanneers and piracy on the open seas by the author of such classics as "The Lady and the Tiger" and "The Bee-Man of Orn."
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Aegypan
(first published September 2nd 2004)
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Frank Richard Stockton was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to children's stories of the time, instead using clever humor to poke at greed, violence, abuse of power and other human foibles, describing his fantastic...moreMore about Frank R. Stockton...