The Freebooter of the Baltic
(Fribytaren på Östersjön, 1857
) is an early novel
by the Swedish
romantic novelist Viktor Rydberg
. The adventure is set in 17th century Sweden and is a swashbuckling
tale of piracy
on the high seas, with political overtones.
The novel was translated into English by Caroline L. Broomall in 1891.