Amy Hirschman's Reviews > The Mammoth Book of Pirates: Over 25 True Tales of Devilry and Daring by the Most Infamous Pirates of All Time
The Mammoth Book of Pirates: Over 25 True Tales of Devilry and Daring by the Most Infamous Pirates of All Time
Amy Hirschman's review
Aug 07, 2009
This book is a very dense read. Be prepared to read chapters that were literally written in the 18th century, so the grammar, spelling, and manner of speaking are different and sometimes difficult to get through. My favorite chapters are the one about the encounter with the cannibal island, Alexander Selkirk who survives for years on a deserted island, and the stories of Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Oh, and the one about the priest/farmer who is not quite who he seems. But yes, remember-- very dense.
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