King of the Vagabonds: The Baroque Cycle #2By Neal Stephenson
- Author: Neal Stephenson
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Publisher: HarperTorch
- Published: 2006-02-28
- Edition: 1st Printing
A chronicle of the breathtaking exploits of "Half-Cocked Jack" Shaftoe -- London street urchin-turned-legendary swashbuckling adventurer -- risking life and limb for fortune and love while slowly maddening from the pox. . . and Eliza, rescued by Jack from a Turkish harem to become spy, confidante, and pawn of royals in order to reinvent a contentious continent through the newborn power of finance.