Sunday, December 2, 2012

Desolation Island by Patrick O'Brian

This Aubrey-Maturin book took me a bit longer to read than the others, but I'm not sure why.  The book is well-written, but perhaps the pacing was a bit off.  There was more intrigue and less sea-action. I guess I'm not as interested in Aubrey's home life as well.

O'Brian definitely knows his sailing and definitely knows 19th century British history.

I recommend this book if you like historical fiction and/or nautical stories.

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