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Great Circle, The

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"On St. Valentine's Day, 1865, the paddle steamer Laurentia, Captain Donald McDonough commanding, left the Inman Line wharf in East Boston bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Liverpool. Her sailing day was a Tuesday as usual. . . . ""

A s the Laurentia makes her stately passage across the gray Atlantic, the passengers are left to their own devices to fill the thirteen days
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Hardcover, 322 pages
Published June 30th 1998 by Random House (first published July 1st 1997)
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Karla
Oct 19, 2009 Karla rated it it was ok
This book was a fast read, but ultimately not that enjoyable. The characters were shallow and not well-drawn, the situations they get involved in strongly contrived and not very involving. The concept is sort of like a "Grand Hotel" on the high seas, but the author falls short of his goal.
Karen
Jun 29, 2012 Karen rated it did not like it
Good Reads doesn't have a "didn't finish" choice like Visual Bookshelf did. Anyway, I didn't finish. Life is too short to read bad books.
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