The Pirate Round

The Pirate Round

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Book Three of the acclaimed Brethren of the Coast trilogy, featuring Thomas Marlowe. Former pirate and captain of the Guardship,Thomas Marlowe, is now a man of property, keeping his prosperous tobacco plantation in Virginia with his beautiful wife Elizabeth. But the Anglo-Spanish war has meant a decline in tobacco prices, and Thomas decides to come to England to trade his wares, little thinking that in the busy streets of London he will meet an old enemy from his pirating days. Forced to abandon his tobacco and flee, he has to take to sea and finds himself in battle with the ships bound for the Moghul Empire, and in Madagascar he at last comes face to face with his pirate foes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 38mm | 281.23g
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0552148431
  • 9780552148436
  • 908,598

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Former pirate and captain of the Guardship,Thomas Marlowe, is now a man of property, keeping his prosperous tobacco plantation in Virginia with his beautiful wife Elizabeth. But the Anglo-Spanish war has meant a decline in tobacco prices, and Thomas decides to come to England to trade his wares, little thinking that in the busy streets of London he will meet an old enemy from his pirating days.

Forced to abandon his tobacco and flee, he has to take to sea and finds himself in battle with the ships bound for the Moghul Empire, and in Madagascar he at last comes face to face with his pirate foes.

BOOK THREE OF THE ACCLAIMED THE BRETHREN OF THE COAST TRILOGY, FEATURING THOMAS MARLOWE
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"'A master both of his period and of the English language'"
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"'Colourful and utterly convincing'" Publishers Weekly "'A master storyteller'" Sailing "'A master both of his period and of the English language'" -- Patrick O'brian
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About James Nelson

James Nelson has served as a seaman, rigger, boatswain and officer on a number of sailing vessels. He is the author of the five books comprising his The Revolution at Sea saga and The Brethren of the Coast trilogy. He lives with his wife and children in Maine. His web site can be found at www.jameslnelson.com.
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214 ratings
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5 34% (72)
4 40% (85)
3 23% (49)
2 3% (6)
1 1% (2)
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