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Pirate Latitudes - Michael Crichton
Pirate Latitudes
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Pirate Latitudes: A Novel by Crichton, Michael. 8vo.
Pirate Latitudes: A Novel by Crichton, Michael. 8vo.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061929373 (0061929379)
ASIN: 61929379
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
Community Reviews
CandleNekra rated it
2.5 Shabby Adventure
Michael Crichton is a very creative and unique story teller. His works often draws us in and takes us to a world thought impossible but believable. Personally, his stories are some of the factors that forwarded my reading frenzy. Despite his successes, however, of course there will be a few that wou...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
2.0 Pirate Latitudes (I'm so sorry, Michael Crichton!)
Every single person involved in the publication of this novel owes Michael Crichton’s ghost a big fat apology. The first half is basically a piratical Ocean’s 8 with an impossible heist in an impregnable Spanish fort. That part was decent enough, but then the second half spectacularly jumps the sh...
Class-Action Vampires
Class-Action Vampires rated it
3.0 Pirate Latitudes
Pirate Latitudes starts off strong, progresses into pulpy pirate adventure fare, and by the end gets a little rushed and hackneyed. The descriptions laid out in the beginning are engaging and florid: by the end the descriptions have the spareness of a screenplay, a form of writing that Crichton was ...
cmjwallace rated it
2.0 Pirate Latitudes
Normally, I’m a fan of Michael Crichton, but Pirate Latitudes is so un-Crichton-like that I had to look at the spine to make sure it really said Michael Crichton. It did. My puzzlement unabated, I turned to the back cover’s blurb in the hope of finding some sort of explanation, a life buoy, so to sp...
Cecca's books (and some review)
Cecca's books (and some review) rated it
3.0 L'isola dei pirati
Sicuramente non è il miglior libro sui pirati e nemmeno il miglior libro di Chrichton, ma la storia scorre abbastanza bene. La pecca è che in alcune parti si nota la mancanza di una rilettura (il libro è stato pubblicato postumo) che lo avrebbe senz'altro migliorato (es. non si capisce bene cosa c'e...
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