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Black Hound [userpic]
Commodore
by Black Hound (black_hound)
at November 18th, 2006 (07:05 pm)

omg. his precious NonsuchCollapse )

he done gone. [userpic]
by he done gone. (quigonejinn)
at November 2nd, 2006 (10:08 pm)

*peels butt off the couch*

There are twenty-three chapters in the English version of Commodore and twenty-four in the American. Any objections to the following discussion schedule?

1-6 November 11
7-12 November 18
13-18 November 25
19-24 December 2

Black Hound [userpic]
by Black Hound (black_hound)
at October 9th, 2006 (03:03 pm)

Chapters 9-14Collapse )

Chapters 5-8 Flying Colours
by Sweet Ocean Cloud (iansmomesq)
at September 30th, 2006 (12:07 pm)
chipper

current mood: chipper

You know I love this part of the book.  LOVE IT.  There's just something sick and twisted in me about the way I love to see my hero suffer and recover to live and smile and say things like "God help sailors on a night like this" in a joking manner to make the love of his life his captain feel better. 

There are just so many wonderful things about this section, namely:

he done gone. [userpic]
by he done gone. (quigonejinn)
at September 21st, 2006 (08:06 pm)

In those days, too, he had never known the freedom of his own quarterdeck, and had never tasted the unbounded liberty -- the widest freedom on earth -- of being a captain of a ship.
Boy, Hornblower is up a creek.Collapse )

Thoughts? Comments? What took your fancy about these chapters?

he done gone. [userpic]
by he done gone. (quigonejinn)
at September 11th, 2006 (10:24 pm)

Er. We did seem to get off track there for a while, didn't we? Would starting Flying Colours this Saturday all right? There are nineteen chapters, so maybe --

Week 1. Chapter 1-4
Week 2. Chapter 5-8
Week 3. Chapter 9-14
Week 4. Chapter 15-19

Black Hound [userpic]
by Black Hound (black_hound)
at September 5th, 2006 (09:06 pm)
current mood: Bush sang these, omg he did
current song: Roast Beef of Old England

random droppings related to the last 5 chapters of SotLCollapse )

he done gone. [userpic]
by he done gone. (quigonejinn)
at August 7th, 2006 (10:48 pm)

On Ship of the Line, section 1.Collapse )

And as a final note: am I on crack to think that the stories of HH joining the Navy don't line up? In this part of SotL, there's talk about how he has 22 years of seagoing experience. If he really joined in 1793, as MMH holds out, that puts SotL at 1815. Which, um. Yeah. We know it's not.

The real moral of this is that PINEAPPLES ARE THE FRUIT OF LOVE AHAHAHA :D :D :D

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