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Pirate Latitudes

by Michael Crichton

eBook
From one of the best-loved authors of all time comes an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates in the New World, a classic story of treasure and betrayal. 'Fast-moving, gripping' Daily Mail 'Full of non-stop action, danger, thrills and blood'GUARDIAN Jamaica 1665. A lone British outpost in Spanish-controlled Caribbean waters. Its capital, Port Royal, a cutthroat town of taverns and bawdy houses - is the last place anyone would expect an attack to be launched on a Spanish stronghold. Yet that is the plan of renowned privateer Captain Charles Hunter and Charles II's ruling governor, Sir James Almont. the target is the sheer-cliffed and impregnable Matanceros, guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla. Hunter's ragtag crew of buccaneers must brave raging hurricanes, cannibals, sea monsters and the Spanish fleet, but if they succeed they will make history ... and a fortune in gold. 'Up there with the best of his work' DAILY tELEGRAPH

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

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  • ISBN: 9780730448426
  • File size: 569 KB
  • Release date: May 1, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780730448426
  • File size: 569 KB
  • Release date: May 1, 2013


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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.7
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:4

From one of the best-loved authors of all time comes an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates in the New World, a classic story of treasure and betrayal. 'Fast-moving, gripping' Daily Mail 'Full of non-stop action, danger, thrills and blood'GUARDIAN Jamaica 1665. A lone British outpost in Spanish-controlled Caribbean waters. Its capital, Port Royal, a cutthroat town of taverns and bawdy houses - is the last place anyone would expect an attack to be launched on a Spanish stronghold. Yet that is the plan of renowned privateer Captain Charles Hunter and Charles II's ruling governor, Sir James Almont. the target is the sheer-cliffed and impregnable Matanceros, guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla. Hunter's ragtag crew of buccaneers must brave raging hurricanes, cannibals, sea monsters and the Spanish fleet, but if they succeed they will make history ... and a fortune in gold. 'Up there with the best of his work' DAILY tELEGRAPH

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