Long John Silver

Long John Silver

The True and Eventful History of My Life of Liberty and Adventure as A Gentleman of Fortune & Enemy to Mankind

Book - 1999
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Long John Silver, the enigmatic, treacherous and yet strangely attractive pirate whose exploits have been recounted by Robert Louis Stevenson in Treasure Island lived out his twilight years on Madagascar, rich, one-legged, attended by a handful of devoted slaves whose freedom he had purchased in the West Indies after inciting them to rebellion. That he had a price on his head and the Navy out looking to bring him to justice bothered him less than the threat of posthumous obscurity. So he set down his memoirs. These are they . . .
Publisher: London : Harvill, 1999.
ISBN: 9781860465390
1860465390
Characteristics: 389 pages ; 24 cm.

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