The first unpublished novel from the historical fiction legend, George Macdonald Fraser, featuring the unscrupulous and brilliantly entertaining pirate, Calico Jack Rackham.New Providence, 1720s.
When infamous pirate Captain `Calico' Jack Rackham returns from the high seas to ask Governor Woodes Rogers for a royal pardon, the Governor sees his chance to put his own devious plans into action.Their agreement sets off an adventure of betrayals, counter-betrayals, plots and escapes that see Rackham join forces with the scheming but seductively beautiful pirate, Anne Bonney.Captain in Calico is a wonderfully spirited and entertaining novel, which will delight fans of George MacDonald Fraser.
The unscrupulous Captain Rackham is pure pleasure, and shows the author's early penchant - and flair - for writing scoundrels of the highest order.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 10/09/2015
- Category: Historical adventure
- ISBN: 9780008105570