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Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt - Used Like New

Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt - Used Like New

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Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt

Step into the thrilling world of piracy, betrayal, and adventure with Enemy of All Mankind. This riveting book transports you to the high seas and the courts of empires, following the daring exploits of the infamous pirate, Henry Every. Known as one of history's most elusive and notorious outlaws, Every's story is a fascinating tale of greed, violence, and international intrigue.

A Pirate's Tale Like No Other

Henry Every was no ordinary pirate. His daring heist in 1695, where he captured a treasure-laden Mughal ship, the Ganj-i-Sawai, sent shockwaves through the empires of the time. This audacious act of piracy not only made Every one of the richest men in the world but also sparked the first global manhunt. Nations united in an unprecedented effort to capture this elusive pirate, setting the stage for an epic chase across continents and oceans.

Featured Characters

  • Henry Every: The cunning and charismatic pirate captain whose exploits and eventual disappearance turned him into a legend.
  • Emperor Aurangzeb: The powerful Mughal emperor whose treasure ship was plundered, sparking international outrage.
  • The British East India Company: Their involvement in the manhunt highlights the economic and political stakes of the time.

Why You'll Love This Book

Enemy of All Mankind isn't just a history book; it's a page-turner that reads like a novel. Author Steven Johnson masterfully blends historical facts with storytelling flair, making you feel the tension, excitement, and danger of Every's adventures. You'll sail the high seas, witness the machinations of empires, and follow the relentless pursuit of justice in a world where the lines between hero and villain are blurred.

Positive Review

"A thrilling dive into the golden age of piracy! Steven Johnson's meticulous research and engaging narrative make this book a must-read for history buffs and adventure lovers alike. The story of Henry Every is brought to life with such vivid detail that you feel as if you're right there on the deck of the pirate ship. Highly recommend!" – Reader's Delight


  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.1 x 9.6 inches
  • Weight: 1.05 pounds
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Books
  • ISBN: 0735211604

Key Features

  • Engaging Narrative: Reads like a novel, packed with suspense and adventure.
  • Historical Accuracy: Meticulously researched, offering deep insights into 17th-century piracy and global politics.
  • Unforgettable Characters: Real-life figures brought to life with vivid detail and compelling storytelling.

Embark on a journey through history with Enemy of All Mankind. It's a tale of adventure, danger, and the enduring allure of the pirate life. Get your copy today and sail into the heart of one of history's greatest manhunts!
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