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This review is for the paperback book Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton. The book was published in paperback in 2009, and was sadly published posthumously as Michael Crichton died in 2008. The basic plot of the book is set in the 1660s and involves Captain Charles Hunter who is put in charge ... Read review
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Michael Crichton's posthumous book, Pirate Latitudes

AdvantagesVery readable, good character development

DisadvantagesMaybe too many characters which weren't always fully developed

"...is for the paperback book Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton. The book was published in paperback in 2009, and was sadly published posthumously as Michael Crichton died in 2008. The basic plot of the book is set in the 1660s and involves Captain Charles Hunter who is put in charge of a large expedition to Matanceros, a fictional island in Jamaica. He reaches there successfully, but then becomes engaged in a project to return another ship back to ..." Read review
19.05.2010

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Praise for Michael Crichton: 'A wonderful farrago! marvellous' Evening Standard 'A satirical black-comedy thriller! Crichton writes likes Tom Wolfe on speed! completely brilliant' Daily Mail 'A gripping, impeccably researched thriller!we don't get much politically engaged fiction these days. Here is a fine example' Evening Standard 'Exciting!a master storyteller' Sunday Telegraph 'Terrific fun. The pages whip by' Independent 'Intelligent, readable and guaranteed to get the grey matter going' Mirror 'One of the most ingenious, inventive thriller writers around! another high-concept treat!written in consummate page-turning style!fascinating' Observer 'This is Crichton on top form' The Times 'Mixing cutting-edge science with thrills and spills, this is classic Crichton' Daily Mirror

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EAN 9780007329083
Type Fiction
Genre Thriller
Title Pirate Latitudes
Author Michael Crichton
Release Date 40133
ISBN 0007329083

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