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The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

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by Raphael Sabatini
     
 

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A masterpiece of historical Þction—and a ferociously gripping adventure tale. Oliver Tressilian, a Cornish gentleman who helped defeat the Spanish Armada, is betrayed by his half-brother, throwing him into circumstances where he becomes a Barbary pirate and a follower of Islam.

Author Biography: Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950), of Italian and English parentage

Overview

A masterpiece of historical Þction—and a ferociously gripping adventure tale. Oliver Tressilian, a Cornish gentleman who helped defeat the Spanish Armada, is betrayed by his half-brother, throwing him into circumstances where he becomes a Barbary pirate and a follower of Islam.

Author Biography: Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950), of Italian and English parentage, was a prolific and best-selling author. He wrote in English, his adopted language.

Editorial Reviews

Nation
A gadzooks romance with a generous measure of blood, revenge, sacrifice, villainy, adventure, and heart-interest.
Library Journal
Where would Errol Flynn have been without this guy? Published in 1922, 1921, and 1915, respectively, these offer swashbuckling at its best in rousing adventure stories of pirates and revolutionaries. These editions include gorgeous cover art by Gregory Manchess and scholarly introductions. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420929782
Publisher:
Neeland Media
Publication date:
09/07/2007
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Rafael Sabatini was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.
He is best known for his worldwide best-sellers: The Sea Hawk (1915), a tale of an Elizabethan Englishman among the pirates of the Barbary Coast. Scaramouche (1921), a tale of the French Revolution in which a fugitive hides out in a commedia dell'arte troupe and later becomes a fencing master. Captain Blood (1922), in which the title character is admiral of a fleet of pirate ships. Bellarion the Fortunate (1926), about a cunning young man who finds himself immersed in the politics of fifteenth-century Italy.

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