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The pirates! in an adventure with Napoleon

Author: Gideon Defoe
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008.
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"Bruised from his crushing disappointment at the Pirate of the Year Awards, the Pirate Captain decides it may finally be time for a career change. It is not long before his loyal crew, much to their dismay, find themselves en route to St Helena: a bleak speck of an island a thousand miles from anywhere and worryingly lacking in winsome tropical ladies." "But the Captain's plan for a quiet life rearing bees is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Defoe, Gideon.
Pirates! in an adventure with Napoleon.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gideon Defoe
ISBN: 9780297851080 029785108X
OCLC Number: 191243096
Notes: Includes index.
Ill. on lining papers.
Description: ix, 177 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Responsibility: Gideon Defoe.
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