The Mountain of Gold
By J. D. Davies
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547580999, 368pp.)
Publication Date: January 31, 2012
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In this thrilling Restoration-era sequel to Gentleman Captain, Captain Quinton--beset by pirates, Knights of Malta, and saboteurs--sails to Africa in search of a fabled mountain of gold.
J. D. DAVIES was born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. Educated at Jesus College, Oxford, he is one of the foremost authorities on the seventeenth-century British navy and has written widely on the subject, most recently in Pepys’s Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare, 1649–1689, winner of the Samuel Pepys Award.