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great fun to read. Some plot holes but given the genre, which I can only describe as marine historical fantasy/zombie lit, a lot is forgiven.Published 20 days ago by Merlin Green
Really enjoyable book. Pirates, voodoo, good hero. You can see the "Pirates of the Caribbean" connection.Published 1 month ago by Joe Fesperman
Great book. Funny, awesome, very engrossing. The only thing it has in relation to the Pirates of the Caribbean movie is Blackbeard, and he is much more interesting here. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carcosa Hali
I was really expecting more piracy than voodoo. It seems the only way the label of 'piracy' was used & stuck was that Powers used the names Blackbeard & Stede Bonnet. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sadie_J
Love this story: The characterization of Jack Shandy, the plot. Well done.Published 2 months ago by iPad User
Enjoyable read overall, especially for those interested in key works for the recent popularity of pirates in the popular imagination.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Very entertaining and the narration was absolutely fantastic. I would highly recommend this book. If you love pirates of the Caribbean movies you'll enjoy this book a lot.Published 4 months ago by Mariaelena
Tim Powers grabbed me with this one. Being born in the Carribean, I have always felt the lure of the old history, rum, pirates, treasure and treachery. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dr Arachne Phibes
Honestly I don't know if there is violence, sexual content, or a talking hamster. I was unable to stick with the book beyond the first couple of chapters. Another write off book.Published 6 months ago by Consumer