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The Pirates! In an Adventure with the Romantics
Author: Gideon Defoe

ISBN: 9781408802229
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 7 June 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.7 x 11.8 x 2.9
Description:
Hot on the heels of the Aardman movie, the pirates return in the absurdly wonderful and brilliantly hilarious new adventure!

Whilst visiting their bank manager on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Pirate Captain and his crew encounter no less than the literary giants of their age : the swaggering Lord Byron, the oddly shifty Percy Shelley - and his beautiful young fiancée, Mary.

Together they embark upon a journey that leads them away from Switzerland into the bowels of Oxford, and finally to the forbidding heart of Eastern Europe. It is an adventure that will force the Pirate Captain to confront some important questions, namely : what is the secret behind his mysterious belly tattoo? Is 'Zombuloid, the corpse-beast' a better name for a monster than 'Gorgo: Half-man, half-seaweed'? And, most importantly - what happens when a pirate finally falls in love?

Women in diaphanous nighties running down corridors! Brooding men with dark hair! Sinister taxidermy! Ghostly banging noises! The Pirates! In An Adventure with the Romantics contains all these ...

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