"An unfathomable delight."
--The New Yorker
"The most wonderfully idiotic love song to swashbucklers ever set to Korngold trumpets. Fraser again proves himself a master."
--The New York Times
From the Publisher
Hollywood meets the bounding main in this Technicolor pantomime by the creator of Flashman, a gloriously silly swashbuckling saga full of buccaneers, tall ships, desert islands, and heaving seas and bosoms. It’s all there, right down to a Dead Man’s Chest, cleavages that are everything they should be, and characters in sea–boots who say nothing but ‘Arr!’ and ‘Me hearty!’ in a plot that is wonderfully absurd. Originally published in 1983.
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