Fiction Fraser, George MacDonald The Pyrates

ISBN 13: 9780002227872

The Pyrates

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A high-seas swashbuckling romp in classic George Macdonald Fraser style

The Pyrates is all the swashbucklers that ever were, rolled into one great Technicoloured pantomime – tall ships and desert islands, impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines, buried treasure and Black Spots, devilish Dons and ghastly dungeons, plots, duels, escapes, savage rituals, tender romance and steaming passion, all to the accompaniment of ringing steel, thunderous broadsides, sweeping film music, and the sound of cursing extras falling in the water and exchanging period dialogue. Even Hollywood buccaneers were never like this.

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A send-up of pirate lore and legend packs many stories and cliches about privateers into a single novel.


"The most wonderfully idiotic love song to swashbucklers ever set to Korngold trumpets. Fraser again proves himself a master."--"The""New York Times"

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George MacDonald Fraser
Published by William Collins (1983)
ISBN 10: 0002227878 ISBN 13: 9780002227872
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description William Collins, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002227878

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