On Stranger Tides

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Corvus, 2011 - Adventure stories - 405 pages
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In 1718 puppeteer John Chandagnac has set sail for Jamaica to recover his stolen inheritance, when his ship is seized by pirates. Offered the choice to join the crew, or be killed where he stands, he decides that a pirate's life is better than none at all. Now known as Jack Shandy, this apprentice buccaneer soon learns to handle a mainsail and wield a cutlass - only to discover he is now a subject of a Caribbean pirate empire ruled by one Edward Thatch, better known as Blackbeard. A practitioner of voodoo, Blackbeard is building an army of the living and the dead, to voyage together to dreamlike lands where the Fountain of Youth awaits

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User Review  - page.fault - LibraryThing

The entire time I was reading On Stranger Tides, the soundtrack of Pirates of the Caribbean was stuck in my head. And with good reason. This is basically a more intelligent, more creative version of ... Read full review

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User Review  - BooksOn23rd - LibraryThing

How could I resist a book about pirates, zombies, voodoo, and sailing on the high seas? I didn’t, of course. I love a good swordfight aboard a sailing ship on a tumultuous sea and there are plenty in ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Tim Powers is a two-time winner of both the World Fantasy and the Philip K. Dick Memorial Awards and three-time Locus Award recipient. He lives in San Bernardino, California.

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