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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
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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...
Tales Between the Pages
Tales Between the Pages rated it
Entertaining but it's obvious that it's a hastily published first draft.
elepoon rated it
4.0 Action Adventure Galore!
This book is filled with constant action. Just when you think the characters are safe, something else happens. It almost got to a point where it was a little over-the-top in the middle, but I think that was Crichton's point. This is a pirate adventure story filled with fighting, kidnapping, murder,...
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