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Back on form Tom

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-12

I used to love a good Tom Clancy book but over the past few years he just seemed to have lost the plot.
Not with this I am please to say. It might not be his best but is still a great story well narrated.

Unabridged at last

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-12

This is the first of a fantastic series of book. I have read them all. I must admit that the first time I read Master and commander I was not drawn straight into it. I found it to be a bit of a slow burn and O’Brian does not leave out any detail of life on board ship so there is a sea of very technical language that it is very easy to sink in. I persevered however and was soon lost in the world of the 19th century royal navy and the many adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and Master Spy Stephen Maturin. The day I finished the last book was a sad day indeed but what a ride!
At the moment this and just one other of the books seem to be available in their unabridged form. I Have asked and beg any fans of the novel to join me in asking Audible to try and get the whole series available in the unabridged form on this side of the Atlantic where jack and Stephan would want them.

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