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I have been quite reluctant to try the English original because of the quantity of obscure sailing terms used very appropriately all over the book.
The characters are interesting and three-dimensional, the action is exciting and realistic and, as if that wasn't enough, the book is very humorous at times.
The story holds up, and I have spent quite a bit of time sitting in the driveway "just finishing up a bit" I always keep the next book ready in the car.
I’m on pins and needles writing this review. I don’t want to write a crappy review only to discover that the series gets better, but I also don’t want to steer you wrong by saying... Read morePublished 3 days ago by sandiegokevin
I am not nautical at all so the language and the detail slowed me bit. But this is a first rate adventure without a doubt. Watching the growth of Jack Aubrey was fun.Published 10 days ago by Michael D. Haberman
Have the CD but the book goes into much more detail on the characters which makes the story all the better.Published 10 days ago by Robert Perry
The best nautical historical fiction for the late eighteenth, early nineteenth century British navy there is, hands down. Read morePublished 12 days ago by UrbanMonique
I really liked this book despite my limited knowledge of sailing even a small vessel. The characters in the story blend together in unique ways and builds upon themselves... Read morePublished 14 days ago by high warlord shawn
This series of books is AMAZING. I wish more historical fiction of this sort existed in other genres besides British Naval engagements.Published 16 days ago by Charles A Lanahan