Justin Marozzi

The Cruel Sea

Deadly Waters: Inside the Hidden World of Somalia’s Pirates

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There’s nothing like getting your boots on the ground. If you’re a writer or journalist chasing a difficult story, there’s no substitute for dropping what you’re doing, telling your wife or husband that you love her or him and will return with all sorts of exotic, possibly sparkling, presents, flying out there and getting on with it.

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