On Stranger Tides
Publish date: November 1st 1987
Pages no: 325
Edition language: English
~~Moved from GR~~ On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers Recommended for: People who liked the Pirates of the Caribbean movies or The Pirates' Own Book The entire time I was reading On Stranger Tides, the soundtrack of Pirates of the Caribbean was stuck in my head. And with good reason. This is basica...
I'm a huge fan of Powers, and this one did not disappoint my high expectations. Probably the most "fun" book of his that I've read, and more upbeat than many. Pirates, voodoo, the Fountain of Youth, and great characters as always. What's not to like?
I had high hopes for this book since I absolutely loved the Pirates of the Caribbean movies (though I haven't seen the one based on this book). I just loved the slap-stick humor, the ridiculousness of the plots and the zany characters. Unfortunately this book didn't entail any of that kookiness. Ma...
I had to see if I was third time lucky and considering the newest Pirates of the Caribbean is based on this book I figured it would be worth a read for that alone. I'm not disappointed but I will say that this book doesn't stand up to Anubis Gates or Declare but it still kept me turning pages.I foun...
Well, I had to read this, because, you know, Pirates. Of the Caribbean or not, pirate adventures must be read.And also, zombie voodoo!How could any story with these elements not be good?It wasn't bad, but I have to admit, I kept wishing it was better. I think, after reading both this and The Anubis ...
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