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Tim Powers is a great Writer and most of his Books are excellent.
The first third of the book is captivating, but then the story enfolds in stops and starts the rest of the way, wrapping up way too quickly at the end.
I loved Tim Powers' mix of fantasy and history and adventure when I first read this book in 1986.
Excellent adventure! Read it years ago and always come back to it. Steampunk meets swashbuckling pirates and the supernatural. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Juan M.
On Stranger Tides is Tim Powers' pirate novel. While it was optioned as a novel for Disney's Pirates of the Carribean movie with the same name, it's plot, characters, atmosphere,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Piaw Na
Probably the best magical pirate book ever written. Disney bought the rights to this to make the last "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie and ruined the story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven Hopstaken
Gripping,fast,fun, a terrifically good page turner pirate story, hoping that there is or will be a follow on story coming,Published 1 month ago by WarriorbelleSummerville
This fast paced tale of pirates and sorcery is a fast paced and enthralling read. Sail the high seas with Jack Shandy and his crew and see pirates in a different light.Published 1 month ago by K. A. Bauermeister
Fun adventure story. Well written and fast paced. Power is a master of the genre. Strongly recommended for lovers of good fantasy.Published 1 month ago by Michael Barnes
Bought for my bulk-reading wife who liked it and passed it to me with a recommend. I still have to read it, myself, and the review
could go up if I really enjoy the story. Read more
Anyone that is fascinating about pirates should read this. I lived for a while near the Outer Banks, NC and that was a place of pirate's plunder and hideouts. Loved the story!Published 2 months ago by Darlene K