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We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

From it’s opening setting of  Marstal, Denmark in 1848, We, The Drowned is a riveting saga of a real seafaring community.  Larger than life characters, like sailor Lauris Madsen, who creates a name for himself with his bravery, only to disappear … Continue reading

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Tai-Pan by James Clavell

Tai-Pan is the second novel in James Clavell’s Asian Saga series, but it’s definitely not a sequel to Shogun.  Rest assured, however, that Tai-Pan is every bit a page-turner as the former novel, and I have to admit, I liked … Continue reading

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