Publish date: July 17th 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
The Sea Hawk first captured my imagination when I was a teenager, and now, years & countless other books later, it remains a cherished favorite. My copy is old & musty (printed 1924), the pages yellowed & fragile, but it's mine and I love it with crazy fierceness.
I found this book to be rather engaging. Lots of betrayal and misunderstanding, lots of skulduggery, lots of racist stereotypes about Muslims and Arabs, lots of sexism, and so forth, but then it was written in 1915. If you have to choose between this and "The Scarlet Pimpernel", choose this one. Not...