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The sea-hawk

Author: Rafael Sabatini
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2002]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oliver Tressilian, a Cornish gentleman who helped the English defeat the Spanish Armada, is betrayed by his ruthless half-brother and seeks refuge in the Middle East, where he takes on a new role as a Barbary pirate.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Sea fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rafael Sabatini
ISBN: 0393323315 9780393323313
OCLC Number: 49627763
Description: xii, 372 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part One: Sir Oliver Tressilian --
The Huckster --
Rosamund --
The Forge --
The Intervener --
The Buckler --
Jasper Leigh --
Trespanned --
The Spaniard --
Part Two: Sakr-El-Bahr --
The Captive --
The Renegade --
Homeward Bound --
The Raid --
The Lion of the Faith --
The Convert --
Marzak-Ben-Asad --
Mother and Son --
Competitors --
The Slave-Market --
The Truth --
The Subtlety of Fenzileh --
In the Sight of Allah --
The Sign --
The Voyage --
The Pannier --
The Dupe --
Sheik Mat --
The Mutineers --
The Messenger --
Moriturus --
The Surrender --
The Heathen Creed --
The Judges --
The Advocate --
The Judgment.
Responsibility: Rafael Sabatini ; [introduction by Bernard Cornwell].

Abstract:

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.

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