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How not to write an action-adventure hero, or what you can learn from “Captain Nemesis”

With a pirate's gleam in my eye, I snatched up a copy of "Captain Nemesis" from a used-bookstore shelf. Here was a paperback pirate adventure from 1957 by an author whose name I had never heard. Having exhausted all the Rafael Sabatini and Robert Louis Stevenson pirate yarns, plus others by lesser lights, I am … Continue reading How not to write an action-adventure hero, or what you can learn from “Captain Nemesis”