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'And then went down to the ship.' Thus, with a nod to Homer, Ezra Pound began his own epic odyssey through world literature and the modern world. There is no literature without a departure, a setting forth; and very often that has meant leaving the land for the more uncertain world of the sea. Many great writers have written about life at sea and the adventures that are to ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by OUP Oxford (first published March 10th 1994)
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Raving Redcoat
A mixed bag. Some stories are quite engaging, while others are a bit of a slog to read. Still, well worth reading.
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Not my cup of tea.
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