Drake: the life and legend of an Elizabethan hero

Front Cover
Pocket Books, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
5 Reviews
A masterly re-evaluation of a self-made Elizabethan hero, and a fascinating re-creation of the man and his era.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
0
4 stars
1
3 stars
4
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero

User Review  - Fade - Goodreads

I picked up this book after Napoleon and the Hundred Days, hoping for more of the same witty, insightful prose. I did not get it. The problem seems to be that there's such a paucity of hard primary ... Read full review

Review: Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero

User Review  - Jud - Goodreads

For all that the author repeated the phrase "For all that" this was an interesting read and I could imagine that Drake's life would make a good movie or TV series. It could have done with some maps though. Read full review

Related books

Contents

Map of Drakes Caribbean and the Voyage of 15851586 xi
1
The Caribbean Pirate 15701573
42
The Circumnavigation of the Globe
77
Copyright

8 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information