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Author: Rafael Sabatini
Peter Blood is convicted of treason and sentenced to death by hanging, but he ends up being sold into slavery in the Caribbean where he must try to survive.
A superb action/adventure book in the old swashbuckling tradition. The old language used put's the reader into the atmosphere of the time and makes the sparks of humour even more amusing than they might otherwise have been.I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
Well written and very entertaining.
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