- The Freebooter of the Baltic
"The Freebooter of the Baltic" ( _sv. Fribytaren på Östersjön, 1857) is an early
novelby the Swedish romantic novelist Viktor Rydberg. The adventure is set in 17th century Sweden and is a swashbucklingtale of piracyon the high seas, with political overtones.
The novel was translated into English by
Caroline L. Broomallin 1891.
* [http://www.lysator.liu.se/runeberg/fribyt/ Text of the novel] at
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