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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.

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Set in the 17th century and based on a true-life historical figure, this novel is a swashbuckling tale of exotic lands, romance, and hair-raising adventures. Andrew Battell is a buccaneer on a British ship when he is taken prisoner by Portuguese pirates. Injured and ailing, Andrew is brought to the west coast of Africa where his only solace is Dona Teresa, a young woman who nurses him back to health. Once his health is restored, Andrew's only hope to return home is to first serve his Portuguese masters, but it is a hope that dwindles as he is pulled further and further into the interior of the continent, into the land of the Jaqqa-the region's most fierce and feared cannibal tribe-overseen by the powerful Lord of Darkness. Survival means becoming one with the Jaqqa; if he can endure their gruesome rites and initiations. Originally published in 1984, this story by a master of science fiction and fantasy demonstrates the timelessness of any great adventure and will...
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Electronic reproduction. Chicago : NonStop Press, 2013. Requires .
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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