Pirate Enlightenment review by Philipp Blom for Literary Review
Pirates have long inhabited a special place in the Western imagination, inspiring a proud line of works that juggle fact and fiction, from Treasure Island to Hollywood films. Part of their allure comes from the special kind of lawless justice that prevails among them. Pirate crews form a democracy of desperation and derring-do, facing equal risks for equal shares and an equal say.
Read the article on in the April Issue of Literary Review