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Sharing traditions. That's what we do at ROH Press. For over a century the adventure novels of Emilio Salgari have been popular with children in Italy and Latin America. His most popular works were pirate tales featuring Sandokan, 'the Tiger of Malaysia' and the Black Corsair, a nobleman turned pirate to avenge the murder of his brothers. They are considered classics for readers aged 10-14 and have been the basis for comic books, TV series and movies.

The Sandokan Series

Sandokan: The Tigers of Mompracem
Malaysia, 1849. Would you be the greatest pirate in the South China Sea or would you hang up your sword to be with the woman you love?

Malaysia, 1849. The Tigers of Mompracem are a band of rebel pirates fighting for the defense of tiny native kingdoms against the colonial powers of the Dutch and British empires. They are led by Sandokan, the indomitable “Tiger of Malaysia”, and his faithful friend Yanez de Gomera, a Portuguese wanderer and adventurer. Orphaned when the British murdered his family and stole his throne, Sandokan has been mercilessly leading his men in vengeance. But when the pirate learns of the extraordinary “Pearl of Labuan” his fortunes begin to change…

Selected by Julia Eccleshare as one of the 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

The Black Corsair Series

The Black Corsair

The Caribbean, 17th century. A powerful man killed his family. The Black Corsair vows vengeance.... and he won't stop until he gets it.

One of the world's first pirate classics. An Italian nobleman turns pirate to avenge the murder of his brothers. His foe: an old Flemish army officer named Van Guld, now the Governor of Maracaibo. The Black Corsair is relentless, vowing never to rest until he has killed the traitor and all those that bear his name. To help him in his quest, the Corsair enlists the greatest pirates of his time: L'Ollonais, Michael the Basque, and a young Welshman named Henry Morgan...

Selected by Julia Eccleshare as one of the 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

Masterworks of Adventure

Swashbuckling action from the Barbary Coast to the Spanish Main!. 7 classic tales by bestselling authors that have enthralled readers for generations.

Treasure Island, The Black Corsair, The Sea-Hawk, Captain Blood, Black Bartlemy's Treasure, Martin Conisby's Vengeance, and Black Vulmea's Vengeance.

If you're a fan of old-school adventure filled with enormous treasures, epic battles, vengeance, romance and tons of swashbuckling action, this collection is for you!

Piratas y corsarios

Todas las aventuras de Sandokán (I)
La saga de tres novelas que componen el 'ciclo de Mariana y Ada' de las aventuras de Sandokán, Yáñez, Tremal-Naik y Kammamuri.

Sandokán, un príncipe malayo destronado por el imperialismo británico se convierte en pirata para vengar a su familia e intentar recuperar su reino. Para ello, junto a su inseparable compañero Yánez, se dirige contra Labuán, de donde le llegan noticias de una hermosa mujer, a la que llaman la Perla de Labuán. Su vida cambiará para siempre…

Piratas y corsarios

La trilogía del Corsario Negro

—¡Hombres del mar! ¡Oídme...! ¡Sobre estas aguas, que han sido siempre nuestras más fieles compañeras, juro por Dios y por mi alma que no gozaré de bien material alguno sobre la tierra hasta que no haya vengado a mis hermanos, asesinados por Van Guld! ¡Que los rayos incendien mi barco, que las aguas me engullan junto con todos vosotros, que los dos corsarios que descansan en las profundidades de las aguas del Gran Golfo me maldigan, que mi alma encuentre la condenación eterna si no mato a Van Guld y extermino a toda su familia como él ha destruido la mía!... ¡Hombres del mar! ¿Me habéis oído?

La saga de novelas que componen la trilogía de Emilio di Roccanera, Señor de Ventimiglia, más conocido como el Corsario Negro. Tres novelas completas e integras: El Corsario Negro, La reina de los caribes y Yolanda, la hija del Corsario Negro.

Tutto Salgari

L'opera completa per Kindle
Cinque avventure in ogni titolo! Tutti i romanzi e tutti i racconti salgariani! Per la prima volta in versione electronica. I grandi romanzi che ti hanno emozionato e fatto sognare.  Sandokan, il Corsaro Nero, Capitan Tempesta, La favorita del Mahdi e tanti altri eroi ed eroine: duelli, battaglie, misteri e avventure di jungla e di mare.

About Us

ROH Press, established in 2007, is an independent publishing house specializing in the adventure novels of Emilio Salgari. We offer titles in English, Italian and Spanish. 


In 2008, ROH Press received the Italian Ministry of Cultural Affairs’ 2008 Translation Award for the English language version of Emilio Salgari’s classic The Tigers of Mompracem.


In 2007, Sandokan was listed as one of the 20th century’s greatest characters in Lucy Daniel’s Defining Moments in Books: The Greatest Books, Writers, Characters, Passages and Events that Shook the Literary World.

In 2013, an excerpt from our translation ofThe Mystery of the Black Jungle was included in Umberto Eco's The Book of Legendary Lands, an illustrated compilation of "the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages." Salgari's works have also been referred to extensively in Eco's The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana.

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