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The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'Brian
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Jun 04, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: 20th-century, british-fiction, historical-fiction
Read in July, 2006

Faultless, as ever. The plotting was, perhaps, a little thin; but when it comes as part of such beautifully written prose, and interspersed with such fantastically observed events as the emergence of a new volcanic island, or Stephen's adventures in the Andes, I really can't bring myself to care. Only four books left in the series, though! I think I shall have to slow down my pace again. I find myself wanting to really draw this series out, to make it last.
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