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Young James Lamport dreams of going to sea with his uncle Argo, who has just arrived back in London from one of his grand adventures.

At a family dinner, James' father announces that James has been accepted into Oxford and has secured a position at the First National Bank of London upon his graduation. James pleads with Argo to let him tag along, but Argo refuses and instea
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Paperback, First Edition, 442 pages
Published September 15th 2018 by Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop
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Kristen Burns
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*I received an ecopy of this book from the publisher. This has not influenced my review.*

Let me start by saying that I love Captain Hook. He's one of my favorite characters. And this is the first Hook "prequel" that I've read, so I think I had certain expectations, which might be why I have somewhat mixed feelings about it, even though I did enjoy it in the end.

What I loved was how the author really accounted for everything in the original: the pirates and the Jolly Roger; Tinker
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Becca
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Omg the WORLD-BUILDING. I'm not a die-hard fantasy fan, but I love books that create cohesive, intriguing, and unique worlds to explore (think Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Gregory Maguire's books). CAPTAIN absolutely does that. It's absolutely a PETER PAN prequel, but it's much, much more than that. If you happen to be a big PAN fan, you'll notice lots of fun Easter eggs in CAPTAIN, but even if you couldn't tell your Tinks from your Hooks, you'll enjoy the adventure of this book.

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It's been a little while since I read this book so I've forgotten some of the details. But what I do remember is not wanting to put this book down and being very disappointed when it was over (although now I see it may be a series!). I was a bit apprehensive reading it because of how well known the Peter Pan story is and being unsure how a prequel would depict their world and tie everything together. I was truly amazed by the world the author created. He intertwined the characters in ways that I ...more
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