Yes, I’m adding yet more to the tbr pile, I am doomed! Doomed I tells ya. But they were free so even if I never read them I’m still doing fine :) I also picked up The Tallystick and other stories by Bryan MacMahon. But I can’t find a good image of my copy online, […]
Someone mentions Jack Aubrey and at once you think of sea battles and naval history, you may not think of Stock Exchange frauds and court cases, but that is exactly what we have here. Of course there is some sea action, this book takes up after Master and Commander, so even if you only saw the film you have a rough idea of what to expect.. Aubrey and the crew of the Surprise have been off protecting whalers and most of this book is set either on their way home, or back in England.