Ballad of the Salt Sea by Hugo Pratt

This graphic novel follows the adventures of a young sailor who becomes entangled in a dangerous plot involving pirates, kidnappings, and political intrigue in the South Seas. Set in the early 20th century, the story is filled with historical references and exotic locales, providing a rich backdrop for the complex narrative. The sailor's journey is not just physical but also emotional, as he navigates the treacherous waters of personal relationships and moral dilemmas.

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