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The Island That Disappeared


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Part One1. Building New Westminster 2. Educating Essex 3. The Seaflower 4. Cake, Ale and Painful Preaching: A Banbury Tale 5. The First Voyage to the Miskito Coast 6. The Pride of the Righteous 7. The Africans, 'During their Strangeness from Christianity' 8. 'A Nest of Thieves and Pirates' 9. 'Raw Potatoes and Turtle Meat' 10. The Last Days of their Lordships' Isle Part Two11. 'Little More than the Summit of a Hill' 12 . The Western Design 13. The Rise of Port Royal and the Recapture of Providence 14. Henry Morgan, Admiral of the Brethren Part Three15. Mariners, Castaways and Renegades 16. The Last Englishman 17. 'A Sort of Lying that Makes a Great Hole in the Heart' 18. How the Light Came In 19. Modern Times 20. 'Maybe They Don't Know What is an Island' 21. 'Still a Little Behind Time' Epilogue Acknowledgements Endnotes Index

About the Author

Tom Feiling is a writer, journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker and the author of two highly acclaimed books The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over The World (Penguin, 2009) which was based on over 60 interviews with those involved in all aspects of the cocaine business and Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Columbia (Penguin, 2013), a travelogue exploring that country's culture, history and politics.


"A fascinating story with an extraordinarily exotic cast of characters' ANDREW MARR

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