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    Re: Mauritius was: sunrise observation.
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2013 Feb 18, 10:00 -0800

    Gary, I found after six months, I could just start again and enjoy them, 
    because now I knew the story and could savor the details. Then my wife 
    noticed an audio from Recorded Books at the library and brought it home. The 
    narrator, Patrick Tull, is superb - a different voice for each character and 
    each voice perfect for the characters as I imagined them from the page.
    Sent from my iPad
    On Feb 17, 2013, at 11:53 PM, "Gary LaPook"  wrote:
    > I read all of them and I hated coming to the end of the series.
    > gl
    > --- On Sun, 2/17/13, Antoine Couëtte  wrote:
    > From: Antoine Couëtte 
    > Subject: [NavList 22416] Mauritius was: sunrise observation.
    > To: garylapook---net
    > Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:30 PM
    > Hello Hewitt,
    > Although I have read "The Mauritius Command" some time ago, I think that the 
    overall geographical descriptions of Mauritius (and at times La Réunion?) 
    Island(s) fairly match the truth, at least as regards the main features of 
    Mauritius (e.g. with the "Morne Brabant being located on the south west part 
    of the island" as I can remember, or details about the battle of Isle de la 
    Passe with the Montagne du Lion).One of the colored pictures in the book I 
    could read features a Vessel close to the rocky shore, with her Captain (?) 
    in the fore front standing on black lava rock which seems exactly a picture 
    taken from the south "wild coast" some place close to half-way between 
    Mahébourg and Souillac.Best 
    Re: [NavList 22402] Re: sunrise observation.
    > From: Hewitt Schlereth
    > Date: 17 Feb 2013 14:03
    > Kermit, do you by any chance read O'Brian? I am specifically thinking of The 
    > Mauritius Command. Wondering how his geography squares up with reality.HewittSent from my iPad
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    > On Feb 17, 2013, at 4:03 AM, "AntoineCouëtte"  wrote://////
    >> Best Regards from Mauritius (T=30°C and lots of rain )
    >> Kermit
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