artyartie: (Never42)
In which there is CrankyAss!Horatio deprived of his coffee, two lovely ladies and some cake, with spoilers for the end of "Retribution."

No, sir, we can't make a detour to Columbia )
artyartie: (general-iheartthebritishnavy)
If you noticed with my last two meme posts, there's a few new characters up there, most of whom have something to do with the ships of the Royal Navy during the Napoleanic Wars. Two series in particular - Patrick O'Brian's Master and Commander series and the Horatio Hornblower series, both the books and the A&E movies. I recommend both to you, and with the approach of the Trafalgar Bicentennial, I'm gobbling up all kinds of books about the Age of Sail (including non-fiction), there will be further recommendations. And hopefully lots of icons. And obligatory references to Age of Sail characters in random works. But for now, some words on these series mentioned above - with some special notes about the Hornblower series.

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