A fascinating book, taking place between 175-1725, or as it’s known “The Golden Age of Piracy”. The pirates did nothing short of social and political revolt
In Featherstone Park in Northumbria, Mr. Sulzbach made sure each German POW returned home with the understanding of how democracy works.
I enjoyed the storytelling & narrative aspect of the book. The story is about Ciri, but we follow everyone else around her, as well as events which concern her
Favorite book quotes from this week, including Elizabeth Kerri Mahon, Keigo Higashino, John Pollack, Frederick Kempe, Henry Kissinger, and Jeff Shaara
Bella Cohen Spewack was a journalist, screenwriter and playwright. Together with her husband, Samuel Spewack, she wrote many beloved films and plays.
Mr. Gray did a vast amount of research, it certainly shows in this book which is both dark and moody. Kudos to him for writing about the unknown soldiers
The hard science parts are certainly ambitious. The author goes into such topis as oceanic physics, as well as science of the atmosphere
Favorite book quotes from this week, including Jeff Shaara, Mitchell Zuckoff, Daphne Kalotay, & Tami Hoag
John Updike was a novelist, critic, and poet. Mr. Updike is one of only four writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction more than once.
I always wondered what a bored literature professor saw in books things which I either couldn’t, wouldn’t, or simply didn’t care to.