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The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes
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Jul 05, 2011

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bookshelves: ya, fiction, newbery
Read from July 05 to 23, 2011

A good adventure story -- but I never found the main character to be particularly compelling. He seemed like a generic "good guy" without much a of a character. Also, the book thinks that having foolish characters get humiliated is awesome, and seems to take a lot of pleasure in the death penalty. I know it's set in the 1600s so that's probably realistic, but it was a little hard to enthuse about.
Still, though, some excellent writing and a good tale.
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