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H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian
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Jan 18, 11

bookshelves: patrick-o-brian, books-i-read-to-learn-stuff, historical-fiction
Read in January, 2011

O'Brian really hit his stride with this one. Witty, detailed, multi-layered characters.... I am so looking forward to the rest of the series.
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Patrick O'Brian
“Jack, you've debauched my sloth.”
Patrick O'Brian, H.M.S. Surprise


Reading Progress

01/06/2011 page 90
24.0% "I chuckled when I realized that within the span of 4 pages, I had to google the meaning of 8 words. In the very least, reading these books expand your vocabulary, and I love that...."
01/11/2011 page 171
45.0% "You have debauched my sloth!! - Dr. Maturin"
01/18/2011 page 275
73.0% "I can definitely see a difference in this book...O'Brian is beginning to hit his stride. More streamlined plot, Maturin is more complex, Aubrey as dashing as ever..."
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