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Cup of Gold - John Steinbeck
Cup of Gold
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...a Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History... "...every man in the wide, wild Main had drunk to the Red Saint, had dreamed of her; many had prayed to La Santa Roja. She became to every man the quest of his heart. ...and Panama was to every man the nest of his... show more
...a Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History...

"...every man in the wide, wild Main had drunk to the Red Saint, had dreamed of her; many had prayed to La Santa Roja. She became to every man the quest of his heart.
...and Panama was to every man the nest of his desire."

"Cup of Gold" is the story of the infamous pirate Henry Morgan. Around the year 1670 Morgan ruled the Spanish Main, ravaging the coasts of Cuba and America, striking terror wherever he went. Devoured by lust and greed, he still had two ambitions: to possess the mysterious woman known as La Santa Roja and to conquer Panama, the 'cup of gold.' This violent and exciting book is John Steinbeck's only historical novel.  

źródło opisu: Penguin Books, 1976
źródło okładki: zdjęcie autorskie
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Format: papier
ISBN: 0140042342
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 202
Edition language: English
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2.0 Cup of Gold
Cup of Gold had all the elements that promised an enjoyable read for me: Steinbeck, pirates, historical fiction. And, yet, I was so bored. Apparently, this is Steinbeck's first novel. Knowing this, I can forgive the book some of the tediousness and lack of message, but still, knowing what Steinb...
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