Publish date: April 1st 2010
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Series: Aubrey & Maturin (#2)
Oh wonderful. Thought the start a little slow, but once we were back at sea I was happy. Felt rather sad to get to the end, especially as it ended somewhat abruptly.
I'm a little torn on whether to give this three or four stars. I was bored with the portion of the story that took place on land, and the romancing of the ladies. Let's face it. The reason to read the Aubrey-Maturin series is for the bromance. There were great scenes between the two in this book...
I loved this book even more than the first one. Somewhere on this site I read in one review that action is more abrupt in the first book and harder to follow, or something to this effect and I think I agree.I mean, maybe it is possible that I just got used to O'Brien's style, but this book is so muc...
Dancing bears and loons that fancy themselves teapots? No, number two in the series is not a typical Aubrey/Maturin adventure, yet it is perhaps better than the first!While book one, Master & Commander, was about war and friendship, the second book, Post Captain enters the love arena, and friendship...
This is one of the few books that, having started, I could not finish and have no intention of returning to.I enjoyed Master and Commander, and so turned to this book with an expectation of the same, but what I remember getting was a slow-paced, turgid account of two fox-hunting gentleman. I expect ...
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