Long John Silver: The True and Eventful History of My Life of Liberty and Adventure as a Gentleman of Fortune & Enemy to Mankind

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Long John Silver is living out his twilight years on Madagascar. He has a price on his head, and the Royal Navy is looking to bring him to justice. But what obsesses him most is the fear of posthumous obscurity, and this motivates him to pen his memoirs. Bjorn Larsson's Long John Silver is compelling and attractive, a treacherous and anti-authoritarian figure, driven by pride and a sense of fairness. He tells of his life as a smuggler and of working the Caribbean slave ships; of his years as quartermaster to the rum-soaked ...

Long John Silver: The True and Eventful History of My Life of Liberty and Adventure as a Gentleman of Fortune & Enemy to Mankind 1999, Harvill Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860466946

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