It was an adventurous but exhausting nine months at sea. I sailed with Muslim and Christian soldiers and slave traders in an incredible, epic novel called Ironfire by David Ball. I sailed with some nasty pirates in Barry Burg’s non-fiction work called Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition (Believe me, Johnny Depp was way too nelly […]
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Several years ago, my sister recommended Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund, but I never got around to reading it until I found myself on an ocean voyage. I was actually glad I’d read Moby Dick because it helped me to appreciate some of the references.
Ahab’s Wife has all the fun and action and suspense […]
I love to read adventure novels that include maps. The paths are twisting and turning and you have to reference them from time to time so you can see where you are in relation to the rest of the world. Maps really make me feel like I’m on a journey.
So, when I read Moby Dick, […]