This book definitely held my interest and since I’ve always loved great stories about treasure seeking and pirate lore, this book was a perfect read for me. Is it all true? Did Clifford find the Adventure Galley? You can read the book and decide for yourself!
The play throughout the book is the main character as himself running into situations and people so foreign and outlandish that the reader just can’t help but belly laugh….or cry with frustration.
The book I’m reviewing today- The Lost Fleet by Barry Clifford, published by HarperCollins, New York in 2002. 287 pages, Non-Fiction. Mr. Barry Clifford is also the author of the non-fiction book, Expedition Whydah which I have reviewed previously (here’s the link to that review) in which he recounts the true story of him […]
This is the true story of the man who set out to find the first credible and verified Pirate Ship found in recorded history, a non-fiction story with too many twists to not be true.
Something fast, easy and yummy to do with bananas that are past their prime or that the crew won’t eat, the HelmsMistress cooks!
Wanna read a true story about a pirate crew who went up against the vaunted British Navy and WON? Or do you wanna read about finding only the 2nd verified pirate ship in history….against all odds? This IS the book for you-
Today, another crappy day somewhere on the Gold Coast of Mexico….thinking through a book review for YET another book I had trouble putting down. I read this book right after New Years while we were still in Bahia Tenacitita, since I had just finished Shadow Divers (click the link to see my book review) which […]
Like exciting non-fiction that rivets you to your seat as you read about people doing crazy things? This is one of the books for you!
It’s not very often that a book comes along that I just cannot put down, reading it nearly straight for two days during a strong northerly in Frailes, Mexico. Here’s my book review of “Ship of Gold”.
Wow, want a great history of British Sea Power, an overall look at pirating and privateering and the rise and fall of France and Spain. This is the book that has all that history!