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Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat
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Nov 11, 2011

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Read in November, 2011

This reminded me more of Candide than Aubrey-Maturin. Only I hated Candide, and liked this book rather more. Jack Easy becomes considerably more likable throughout the book, and Marryat reveals himself to be a more serious writer than I'd thought, given the piffle at the beginning.

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