Fraser, George MacDonald, 1925-2008 / The pyrates
Author Fraser, George MacDonald, 1925-2008
Title The pyrates
Publish Date 1984
Publisher Pan Books
ISBN 0330283901
Type Fiction (Paper)
LC Call # PR6056.R287P9 1984
Genre Action and adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Humorous fiction
Subject Pirates--Fiction
Synopsis 'Tis in the old and golden days when our impossibly handsome hero, Captain Ben Avery, sets sail for the Indies with the fabled Madagascar crown. By his side, the lovely Lady Vanity Rooke and Irish rakehell, Colonel Blood.
But what have we here? Out yonder, on the high seas of adventure are ... Pyrates!! Gucci-booted Black Sheba, flaming-whiskered Firebeard and Calico Jack lead their crew on a Treasure Island-style hijack of Cap'n Ben's now fated ship.
Lost is the crown; so too is Lady Vanity. Will our hero redeem the treasure and rescue his love from the lascivious clutches of Akbar the Damned? Read on, ye landlubbers, and all shall be revealed ...