Thursday, April 2, 2009

Ten best pirates in fiction

At the Guardian, John Mullan named ten of the best pirates in fiction.

One book on the list:
Peter Pan, by JM Barrie

Equally absurd and sinister, Captain Hook was a creature nastily risen from infant nightmares. In Neverland, the lost boys have to share an island with him and his fellow pirates. But Peter Pan makes Hook walk the plank, and the crocodile is waiting...
Read about all ten pirates on Mullan's list.

--Marshal Zeringue