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It's Monday! What are you reading? - March 11



Currently Reading:
Master and Commander (Aubrey & Maturin, #1)Title: Master and Commander
Author: Patrick O'Brian
Date Started: March 6
Good Summary:
1800s. Britain's Nelson leads Navy against Napoleon's France. Captain Jack Aubrey, newly promoted to old, slow HMS Sophie, is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. Aided by friend and skilled ship surgeon Stephen Maturin, Aubrey and crew win clashes, finally hopelessly outmatched by a mighty Spanish frigate.


Currently Listening To:

Author: John Irving
Narrator: Joe Barrett
Date Started: January 4, 2019
Goodreads Summary: Of all of John Irving's books, this is the one that lends itself best to audio. In print, Owen Meany's dialogue is set in capital letters; for this production, Irving himself selected Joe Barrett to deliver Meany's difficult voice as intended.

In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys – best friends – are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy's mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn't believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that 1953 foul ball is extraordinary and terrifying.


Check out my Goodreads 2019 Challenge to see what I've read this year. 

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