The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Movie Tie-In Edition): An Adventure with Scientists & an Adventure with Ahab (Paperback)
An Adventure with Scientists & an Adventure with Ahab
Vintage, 9780345802484, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2012
Adventure?Yes, more than one Derring-do?Yes Storms? Sea monsters? Rival pirates?Of course Cameos by frequently anachronistic historical figures? You betcha All that and more.
Not since "Moby-Dick." . . . No, not since "Treasure Island." . . . Actually, not since Jonah and the Whale has there been a group of seafarers to rival The Pirates , and their leader, the greatestocean-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, although he lives for months at a time on the bounding main somehow manages to keep his beard silky and in good condition.
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Praise For The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Movie Tie-In Edition): An Adventure with Scientists & an Adventure with Ahab…
"Be it an odd and funny book about a roguish pirate captain, Charles Darwin, and a radioactive elephant ye seek, then seek ye no more!" --Entertainment Weekly
"Prose Prozac for the nautically inclined . . . gently satiric and genuinely funny . . . a seaworthy little page-turner . . . Rated: Aaarrr!" --The Village Voice
"Hilarious. Destined to become a classic of pirate comic fiction." --Eric Idle
"A treasure chest of lighthearted laughs." --Knoxville News-Sentinel
"Equal parts witty and absurd. . . . Will put a smile on the face of even the stiffest reader." --Memphis Flyer
"[Defoe] can make even pirates seem as cuddly as a teddy bear. . . . [A] funny and downright easy-to-love book." --Sacramento Book Review