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The Mammoth Book of Men O War For Those Whose Hearts Belong To The Sea, This Collection Of 18 Tales By The Best Loved Writers Of Seafaring Stories Will Allow Readers To Vicariously Experience The Heroic Feats Of Captains And Seamen, Sea Voyages, Discovery, And Warfare With Stories From Patrick O Brian, C S Forester, Richard Woodman, Herman Melville, And Frederick Marryat, These Tales Vividly Recreate The Age Of Tall Ships, Canon Fire, And True Seamanship.

Download ✤ The Mammoth Book of Men O War  Author Mike Ashley –
  • Paperback
  • 496 pages
  • The Mammoth Book of Men O War
  • Mike Ashley
  • English
  • 04 October 2019
  • 9780762437214

    10 thoughts on “Download ✤ The Mammoth Book of Men O War Author Mike Ashley –

  1. says:

    Aug 13, 2015 Mike Ashley continues his tradition of quality fiction anthologies with this collection of maritime adventures from the age of sail Ashley is also the editor of The Mammoth Book Of Science Fiction The contents includes eight stories written for this book, and a dozen older selections, making 20 in all by 18 authors the three by C J Cutliffe Hyne, all taken from his 1911 collection The Escape Agents, are treated as one in the Table of Contents here, since they re all part of the same story cycle Of the older works, Herman Melville s novella Billy Budd, Sailor first published in 1924, but written much earlier , is the only one I d read before I ll be reviewing it separately Two out of these 12 are actually non fiction memoirs, and five are novel excerpts, which in keeping with my usual practice I skipped Arrangement of the material is chronological by setting most of the selections are set during the Napoleonic Wars and the majority of the authors are probably British, but there are several exceptions to both of these generalizations.As usual, I read the ten selections perused in this go around out of order, choosing to take the older ones first C S Forester is represented by Hornblower s Charitable Offering 1941 , set during the Peninsular War, in which we find Horatio now a captain This one is set against the real life background of the Spanish prison island of Cabrera in the Mediterranean, where the Spaniards dumped some 20,000 French prisoners and he...

  2. says:

    I haven t read all the stories in here, because some of them are actually quite boring and or are taken from the middle of a full length novel and I find it weird to read those when I haven t read the book they re taken from So basically I ve read a few Hornblo...

  3. says:

    One of the various genres I enjoy is historic fiction in general and well written naval in particular I found this compilation of short stories as satisfying palette cleanser In other words between every novel I would read one of these shorts kind of like the pickled ginger between sushi morsels.Anyway, I digress If you don t like the genre you won t like this book If, however, you...

  4. says:

    I love this genre Made me want to read the Patrick O Brien series again Considering it s a pulp short stories compilation, this was pretty well put together, and the quality of writing was high.

  5. says:

    The Mammoth Book of Men O War Mammoth Book of 1999

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