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    Re: Basque Country XIX century
    From: Andrés Ruiz
    Date: 2010 Mar 15, 13:38 +0100

    Hewitt: yes I have read eight or ten novels by O'Brian. I have quoted Master and Commander for the film, several friends of mine have known O'Brian through it.

     

    George Huxtable: I know the film “Captain Horatio Hornblower” with Gregory Peck, but no Forester's novels. I am going to put these in my list.

     

    Thanks to all.

     


    De: navlist-bounce@fer3.com [mailto:navlist-bounce@fer3.com] En nombre de Patrick Goold
    Enviado el: domingo, 14 de marzo de 2010 23:48
    Para: NavList@fer3.com
    Asunto: [NavList] Re: Basque Country XIX century

     

    Andrés,

    Here's one that might not be on everyone's list:  Carry on, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham.
    It is a children's book (I would guess aimed at about 5th grade).  One the Newberry in 1956.  Delightful fictionalized account of the life and career of Nathaniel Bowditch.

     

    Patrick

     

     

    On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Andres Ruiz <navigationalalgorithms@gmail.com> wrote:

    In the Carlists wars the Basque country cities: Bilbao, Pamplona and San Sebastian were liberals throughout the conflict.
    and the country side, anchored in the past, were absolutims. British and French were with the liberals and most important ports served for their war ships.

     

    In line with the historical accounts, I am interested in authors of novels about the sea in past ages.
    I have read books by Patrick O'Brian (Aubrey & Maturin, Master & Commander) and Alexander Kent (Richard Bolitho). Any review to other novels will be welcomed.

     

    Regards,

    --
    Andrés Ruiz
    Navigational Algorithms
    https://sites.google.com/site/navigationalalgorithms/




    --
    Dr. Patrick Goold
    Department of Philosophy
    Virginia Wesleyan College
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    757 455 3357

       
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