The Black Corsair by Emilio Salgari

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Emilio Salgari's masterpiece, a swashbuckling revenge novel set in the Caribbean; one of the world's first pirate classics. An Italian nobleman turns pirate to avenge the murder of his brothers. His foe: an old Flemish army officer named Van Guld, now the Governor of Maracaibo. The Corsair is relentless, vowing never to rest until he has killed the traitor and all those that bear his name. To help him in his quest, the Black Corsair enlists the greatest pirates of his time: L'Ollonais, Michael the Basque, and a young Welshman named Henry Morgan...

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Published June 26, 2012 by ROH Press. 292 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Though pirate lore would have you believe all pirates are scoundrels of dastardly deeds, the Black Corsair’s aristocratic background makes him a gentleman at heart, which attracts the attention of a fair-haired duchess whose family ties will ultimately test the limits of the Black Corsair’s sanit...

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