On Stranger Tides

July 17, 2008

Author: Tim Powers
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Subterranean Press

Started: 7/17/08
Completed: 7/25/08

When I pulled this off the library shelf, all I saw was what looked like a goofy pirate tale with some supernatural overtones. It suggested escapism.It turned out to be a bit deeper than that; not a bad story at all. It provides a portrait of piracy in the Caribbean at the time of Blackbeard. There is a strong sorcery tie-in and plenty of action. Escapism, but fairly intelligent.

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One Response to “On Stranger Tides”

  1. […] read this book a few times now. I grabbed it off my shelf when I finished On Stranger Tides and didn’t have a chance to get back to the library. I’m a huge Patrick O’Brian […]

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