His interview, aired during the Newsdrive programme is available to listen to again here.
Angus begins his interview about 45 minutes into the 2 hour programme - so I would suggest skipping along till then, unless you would like to hear some 4 day old news. During the interview Angus speaks about how pirates remain a menace today, particularly off the African coast. He also describes how fictional writingh has given the modern audience an overly positive view of pirates - when in actual fact they were not brave adventurers, but were rather unpleasant all round...
In fact, reading Piracy I have picked up on some really interesting piratical facts. One of the things that interested me most was the role of pirates during the Roman Empire - these pirates become such a great menace that vast swathes of the Roman army and navy were deployed to eradicate them forever.
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