Set in the 18th century's golden age of piracy, this is the tale of young recruit, William Williams. As he learns to negotiate the seas of the Caribbean and West Africa, Williams records the conflicts with merchantmen and whores, tribesmen and soldiers who populated the ends of the known world.
William Williams is forced into an apprenticeship with ex-slaver turned pirate Bartholomew Roberts. Set in the 18th century, the novel follows the captain and crew and their quest for treasure whilst evading the British Royal Navy.
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Nick Griffin researched this first novel by spending a month sailing on a replica 18th Century tall ship in a the Caribbean. The result is total authenticity.
The Requiem Shark by Nicholas Griffin
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Little, Brown & Company
Short-listed for Betty Trask Awards 2000
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