The White Rajah Author:Nicolas Monsarrat The breathtaking story of an English pirate and a mysterious and terrifying Asian Island. Smuggling, slaving and piracy! That was Richard Marriott's calling after his wealthy father cut him off without a penny. — But whatever the adventures of the past, none could equal in sheer danger the one awaiting him when his shipstruck a reef off Makassang... more »...
Makassang... the very name had the ring of a curse for Far Eastern sailors. It stood for evil repute, lurking danger, nightmare terrors.
And for Richard Marriott it was to mean the beginning of an incredible and terrifying experience- a passionate and strangely beautiful love affair- and a desparate struggle for survival.
A fine swahbuckler by an accomplished storyteller... New York Post« less