[Novel] Caribbean (James A. Michener)


An account of the history of the Caribbean from native Mayans and Christopher Columbus’ rule over Hispaniola to famous sea adveturers like Sir Francis Drake, Henry Morgan, and Horatio Nelson, up to the very Fidel Castro and his rule of Cuba  — all written in pleasant and painfully honest sarcastic prose.

You can’t miss this novel if you’re into historical fiction.

Positive: Negative:
Pleasant, sarcastic prose
Likable, interesting characters
Enlightening on the entire history and political situation of the Caribbean
Feels like a grand adventure through history and emerald seas


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