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meredith lahmann
Sep 8
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Bart's Birthday (1962), Sunday, 18 June 2017

Bart's Birthday (1962) reminder When: Sunday, 18 June 2017 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London From:
    Bolitho@yahoogroups.com
    Jun 18
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    Re: Masters and Commanders - Ramage

    I first began reading the age of sail through the Hornblower series by C.S. Forrester, and I used that series as a yardstick by which to measure all of the
    squbrigg
    Jun 11
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    Re: Masters and Commanders - Ramage

    Ramage is up there with the best of them for me too 👍 ________________________________ From: Bolitho@yahoogroups.com on behalf of
    Simon N
    Jun 11
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    Re: Masters and Commanders - Ramage

    I've loved Ramage since the first scene where he's having a nice little dream on the deck only to be roused from unconsciousness to find himself in command of
    meredith lahmann
    Jun 10
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    Re: Masters and Commanders - Ramage

    Ramage ... yeah. I'd say he's my favourite as well. I always found Bolitho kind of depressing, with so many similar plots and nasty superiors. Aubrey I can
    David Bennett
    Jun 10
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    Re: Masters and Commanders - Ramage

    Excellent - another Ramage fan!! I'm surprised at how few people put him up there with their favourite AoS heroes. He seems to make the 'yeah - read that'
    Jaedan Edhel
    Jun 10
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    Adam Bolitho's Birthday, Tuesday, 06 June 2017

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      Jun 4
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      Re: Masters and Commanders

      Re; Dewey Lambdin and Allan Lewrie. The first couple of books I actually liked the scoundrel. But, the Ram Cat left me cold as did meeting his father and their
      Barry Singer
      Jun 2
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      Re: Masters and Commanders

      That's good to know; I think 9 is the last one I read.Mer Meredith Lahmann 0238905JMO  "The battle is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the
      meredith lahmann
      May 30
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      Re: Masters and Commanders

      Second the Dewey Lambdin recommendation with the proviso that the series hits its peak at around volume 9 or so and after than begins a slow decline. The last
      Bill Crews
      May 30
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      Re: Masters and Commanders

      Hi Barry,  Your analogy to Dickens seems quite apt. Like you, I also could not forgive Kent for killing Bolitho. In fact, I felt he'd killed him spiritually
      meredith lahmann
      May 30
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      Re: Masters and Commanders

      I find PoB to be akin to Dickens at sea. While I like to read Dicken's books I can only take then a book at a time, a continuing series is unthinkable. I like
      Barry Singer
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      Adam Bolitho's Birthday, Tuesday, 06 June 2017

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        May 29
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        Re: Masters and Commanders

        I noticed the same thing about Hornblower books, and wondered if it was because so many of the chapters first saw light as shorter stories in magazines like
        dough1137
        May 27
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