Originally Posted by patteeu
I'm reading History of Pirates: Blood and Thunder on the High Seas by Nigel Cawthorne. So far I'm not that impressed, although I'm only a couple of chapters into it. How is yours?
Over all it is pretty interesting. Cordingly does a fair job of sperating the fact from the fiction. With one exception, I've been pretty happy with it to this point.
"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, and disregard of all the rules."
-- George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant