Pirate Latitudes

Mass Market Paperback | September 28, 2010

byMichael Crichton

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Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”
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“Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”
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#1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton (“One of the great storytellers of our age” —Newsday) takes to the high Caribbean seas for an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates, lost treasure, sword fights, duplicity, and hair-breadth escapes in the New World.<_o3a_p>

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“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”—USA Today “Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer #1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton (“One of the gr...

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“A lusty, rollicking seventeenth-century adventure. . . .History as entertainment.”—USA TodayThe Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses. In this steamy c...

Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator ofER, he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of his death in 2008, Crich...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 0.94 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061929387

ISBN - 13:9780061929380

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not bad...but not Crichton either It was ok...the plot did have a lot of potential and interesting adventurous ideas, however each time the adventure began it was over and on to the next. It was like watching a movie trailer and you are left with ...that's it!? Not for a minute do I believe that this was a complete manuscript by Mr. Crichton. What I would be willing to believe however, that this was an outline left on his computer as the plot had the makings of a great novel. However, unlike an adventure such as Jurassic Park, it lacked the the intelligence as well as the gripping excitement that we are all so used to in all his other books. It is sad what publishers are willing to do with a high profile author's name once they are gone. At least with Robert Ludlum they were honest enough to say which novels were just outlined plots and completed by ghostwriters, as I truly believe this to be the case for Pirate Latitudes. Gee...I can only imagine what they are going to do when Stephen King is gone...
Date published: 2011-03-05

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“The plot sucks you in like the giant kraken monster that nearly sinks our hero’s galleon.”