On Stranger Tides
Ace Books, 1987
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The story of John Chandagnac who sails to Haiti to recover his father's lost plantation and enters a Caribbean pirate empire ruled by Blackbeard, a child of voodoo whose spirit is infested with ghosts. The hero is pressed into piracy and sorcery as Blackbeard searches for the Fountain of Lost Youth.
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- The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe: Tim Powers | Tor.com
Tim Powers answers our questions in the Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe. ... On Stranger Tides was much better than the movie. Though I can completely see why they stole the general plotline. Sol Foster. 3. colomon.
- On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers book review
All that being said, this was a fantastic novel, a rollicking pirate adventure which was at the same time routed in enough [...]
- The Momus Report: On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers
"I'd say so, Phil," Shandy answered with a tension-twitchy grin. "Far too many men, nearly no provisions, the rigging all held together with nipper twine, and the navigator a one-armed lunatic taking directions from a severed ...
- Tim Powers on His Book That Inspired 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4 ...
Fantasy writer Tim Powers published the novel On Stranger Tides in 1987, the book that inspired Captain Jack Sparrow's latest big screen adventure?Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides. In the process of writing his ...
- 'On Stranger Tides' Author Tim Powers Discusses How His Story Fits ...
Late last month, On Stranger Tides author Tim Powers confirmed that Disney does indeed plan to use elements of his book for the forthcoming Pirates of the.
- The SF Site Featured Review: On Stranger Tides
On Stranger Tides. Tim Powers Tim Powers was born in 1952. He attended and graduated from California State University, Fullerton, in 1976. In 1980 he was married to Serena Batsford. In 1984, he received the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award ...
- Tim Powers speaks with me about "ON STRANGER TIDES"
Since the new "PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES" movie starring Johnny Depp, was suggested by the fabulous Tim Powers' classic tale of zombies, pirates and voodoo is on the horizon....let's take a look back at our 2010 ...
- Review | On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers | Attack of the Books!
A while back I picked up On Stranger Tides. I had heard that it would be the template for the next installment in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean franchise (#4) and because I'm such a huge fan (not, really). It was a whim, one I ...
- The Science Fiction Book Club Reviews Revisited: 1985 (third quarter)
DINNER AT DEVIANT'S PALACE by Tim Powers This is one of the very few SF novels Powers wrote ... it is a toss-up between On Stranger Tides or The Anubis Gates). [I think Powers is better at secret history fantasy-horror ...
- LEC Book Reviews: On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers
This is what you might call a 'vintage' review seeing as Tim Powers' On Stranger Tides is not by any stretch a new book. But what it does have to draw attention to it at this time is a new edition from Corvus in the UK and a Hollywood adaptation ...
- Pirates of the Caribbean IV will be based on Tim Powers's "On ...
Oh, this is very good news: the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie will be based on Tim Powers's kick-ass, World-Fantasy-Award-winning novel On Stranger Tides, the greatest undead pirate story of all time. Go, Tim!
- The Wertzone: On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers
The Caribbean, 1718. Jack Chandagnac - Jack Shandy - is sailing to Haiti to reclaim some property when his ship is boarded by pirates. Shandy is recruited onto the pirate crew and becomes aware of a bizarre conspiracy ...
- Book Review | On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers - The Speculative ...
1718: Puppeteer John Chandagnac has set sail for Jamaica to recover his stolen inheritance, when his ship is seized by pirates. Offered the choice to join the crew, or be killed where he stands, he decides that a pirate's life is ...
- Review of On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers : SFFaudio
BLACKSTONE AUDIO - On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers On Stranger Tides By Tim Powers; Read by Bronson Pinchot 10 CDs ? Approx. 11.7 Hours [UNABRIDGED] Publisher: Blackstone Audio Published: August 2010
- Episode 1: Tim Powers Array MythBehaving
Tim Powers I was almost giddy with excitement over our first guest, Tim Powers. Okay, fine, I was totally giddy, as you can tell from my giggling like a schoolgirl. I'll tell you a secret: I thought my mic was muted and was just enjoying Tim's answers. ... winner of the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award and the Prix Apollo), Dinner at Deviant's Palace (Ace, 1985, winner of the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award), On Stranger Tides (Ace, 1987), The Stress of Her Regard (Ace, 1989), ...