John Trenchard, an orphan living with his aunt in the town of Moonfleet, hears rumours of a secret treasure hidden years before by the notorious thief Blackbeard. While exploring the town, John gets caught up in the search for the treasure, and embarks on a series of adventures that change the course of his life.
Moonfleet is the best-known work from author John Meade Falkner. It has been adapted numerous times for television, film, and radio, most notably in 1955 by director Fritz Lang.
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