”You see, this is the beauty I want. Beauty has got to be astonishing, astounding--it's got to burst in on you like a dream, like the exquisite eyes of a girl.”
Ardita, a beautiful and bored young Flapper, is hanging out on her uncle's yacht when it's suddenly captured by pirates. When Ardita meets and falls in love with the charming captain she knows she's been right to reject the boring and rich society men. But a truth lurks around the corner that will make her question everything she thinks she knows.
'The Offshore Pirate' is an early version of the screwball romance, complete with charming characters and witty dialogue. It was adapted to film in 1921 and starred the famous silent movie actress Viola Dana.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was an American author, who wrote four novels and hundreds of short stories. He is most famous for 'The Great Gatsby' (1925) and for his tumultuous relationship with wife Zelda Fitzgerald during the Jazz Age.