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By gzt (Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 12:56:38 PM EST) gzt, train, pizza, seconds, ships, boats, aubrey, maturin, loans, napoleon, flashman, platypus (all tags)
The Aubrey-Maturin books are going to have to compress themselves in time to work out. I just finished the sixth, The Fortune of War, which takes place during the War of 1812. That makes it, uh, 1812. The first book in the series starts in the year 1800. The nineteenth and penultimate book, The Hundred Days, must take place during Napoleon's Hundred Days in 1815. That means 14 books in three years.

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By gzt (Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 05:45:34 PM EST) gzt, train, fiction, non-fiction, book, the worm ouroboros, prohibition (all tags)
It's a perennial question.

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By DullTrev (Tue Sep 11, 2007 at 01:42:21 PM EST) train, London, fun loving cowwqas., meta, totally non-gay way (all tags)

Hell, it's been a long time since I actually sat down and wrote one of these. But now we have new people, how could I resist?


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Don't worry, almost no politics inside.


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