The most evil pirates in history

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Michael O'Mara Books, Limited, Oct 5, 2006 - History - 192 pages
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"The Most Evil Pirates in History" takes a scintillating look at fifteen ofhe most evil swashbucklers of all time, including John Avery - perhapsritain's most infamous pirate of the late seventeenth century, and the modelor Daniel Defoe's wicked hero in "Life, Adventures, and Pyracies of theamous Captain Singleton" (1720). Also featured is Edward Teach orBlackbeard', whose death - he sustained multiple sword and gunshot wounds in fearsome hand-to-hand combat - was as sensationalist and violent as hisife. Read about Edward Low, ship-rigger turned pirate, who is alleged toave forced prisoners to eat pieces of their own flesh before killing them.mong those included are William Kidd, Cheng I Soa, Captain Hiram Breakes,nne Bonny, John Rackam (aka 'Calico Jack') and Grace O'Malley.

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

I was expecting more from this book. The first few Pirates, couldn't see how they were "evil" more-so than anyone elce. I think 9 of the Pirates the author talked about were evil in the things they did, otherwise they were just thevies. Read full review

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User Review  - Chelsea - Goodreads

Very awesome book. Absolutly loved it! :D Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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FRANCOIS LOLLONAIS flail of the Spanish
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CAPTAIN KIDD pirate or privateer?
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