(From the publisher):
My Oath! But what a stunner!
Lily Li Ho was a beautiful flower of the East and Tom Goane sank among her petals with a will. The landlord of the Sow and Pig's dire warnings had fallen on deaf ears and before Tom could turn round the press gang stunned him even more soundly than Lily's oriental charms. When he opened his eyes he was on board the 'Marie Laveaux', bound for Africa. And she was no ordinary ship...
This was a new departure for the one-time cavalry officer and prize-fighter of London town. In this sixth extract from his diary Tom Goane tells of his encounters with blood-thirsty sailors, entanglements with the king of Dahomey's harem, and the perils and horrors of life on board the most notorious ship on the Seven Seas...
Original title: Journal of a Slaver
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Picaresque