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Patrick O'Brian

“Sir,’ said Stephen, ‘I read novels with the utmost pertinacity. I look upon them--I look upon good novels--as a very valuable part of literature, conveying more exact and finely-distinguished knowledge of the human heart and mind than almost any other, with greater breadth and depth and fewer constraints.”


Patrick O'Brian, The Nutmeg of Consolation
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The Nutmeg of Consolation (Aubrey/Maturin, #14) The Nutmeg of Consolation by Patrick O'Brian
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