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by Rafael Sabatini

Download The Sea-Hawk (Volume 1 of 2) (EasyRead Large Bold Edition) ePub
  • ISBN 1442931019
  • ISBN13 978-1442931015
  • Language English
  • Author Rafael Sabatini
  • Publisher ReadHowYouWant; Reprint edition (February 19, 2009)
  • Pages 292
  • Formats lrf mbr mobi lrf
  • Category Fiction
  • Size ePub 1444 kb
  • Size Fb2 1708 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 813

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Lord Henry Goade, who had, as we shall see, some personal acquaintancewith Sir Oliver Tressilian, tells us quite bluntly that he wasill-favoured. But then his lordship is addicted to harsh judgments andhis perceptions are not always normal. As far as wecan glean from his own voluminous writings it would seem to be extremelydoubtful whether he ever saw Anne of Cleves at all, and we suspect himhere of being no more than a slavish echo of the common voice, whichattributed Cromwell's downfall to the ugliness of this bride he procuredfor his Bluebeard master.

Forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley, Sir Oliver is liberated by Barbary pirates, whom he joins under the name 'Sakr-el-Bahr', the hawk of the sea .

Forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley, Sir Oliver is liberated by Barbary pirates, whom he joins under the name 'Sakr-el-Bahr', the hawk of the sea, and swears vengeance against his brother. Additional information. Required fields are marked .

Home Rafael Sabatini The Sea-Hawk. And now this voyage of his beyond the seas-risking a vessel thathe captured from the arch-enemy of Islam, which is not his to risk butthine in whose name he captured it; and together with it he imperils thelives of two hundred True-Believers. To what end? To bear him overseas,perchance that he may look again upon the unhallowed land that gave himbirth. It was a marriage of two parks, of twoestates, of two tracts of arable and forest, and that two humanbeings were concerned in it was apparently no more than an ce.

The Sea Hawk is a novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1915. The story is set in the late 16th century, and concerns a Cornish sea-faring gentleman, Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous brother. After being forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley, Sir Oliver is liberated by Barbary pirates. He joins the pirates under the name "Sakr-el-Bahr", the hawk of the sea, and swears vengeance against his brother.

The Sea Hawk: Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous half-brother

The Sea Hawk: Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous half-brother. After being forced to serve as a slave on a galley, Sir Oliver is liberated by Barbary pirates. He joins the pirates, gaining the name Sakr-el-Bahr (the hawk of the sea), and swears vengeance against his brother.

An English gentleman from the Cornish coast becomes a Barbary corsair in The Sea Hawk. Oliver Tressilian, a Cornish gentleman who helped defeat the Spanish Armada, is betrayed by his half-brother, throwing him into circumstances where he becomes a barbary pirate and a follower of Islam.

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The Sea Hawk is a seafaring adventure set at the end of the sixteenth century. A retired Cornish gentleman is betrayed by his jealous half-brother and ends up a slave on a Spanish galley. He is freed by Barbary pirates and he joins their crew, swearing vengeance on his brother.