Kjrstin's Reviews > Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
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Dec 30, 11

bookshelves: books-for-boys, teen
Read in December, 2011

This is not an adventure-a-minute sort of book. You will never seen your heroine, Jacky, single-handedly besting entire pirate crews with her little knife. She makes mistakes out of fear, and just plain foolishness. Author L.A. Meyer provides a even stronger sense of reality to Jacky by giving her the most remarkable distant voice. The tone of the book sometimes is very dark. But through it all, Jacky remains a plucky, cheerful girl, bouncing quickly back from misfortune, who loves to eat, dance and feel the wind in her face. This book is unique and a wonderful read.


*great audio book
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