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A jolly good blast,
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A jolly good blast for all those who enjoy a swash buckling read on the high seas. If you have not read a Quinton journal before then your in for a treat. J.D Davies is a mix between Bernard Cornwall and Patrick O'brien. As a professional historian David seamlessly intertwines his fictional characters and plot with the real events and people of the day. The series of journals follow Matthews rise from accident prone and incompetent gentleman captain to professional seaman through the events, battles and political intrigue of the Restoration Navy. For relaxation and forgetting about your own day to day trials and tribulations there is nothing like picking up a Quinton Journal, and being transported back in time to walk the deck of a ship in battle or nearly wrecking on a Lee shore, or walk the streets of Restoration London with the likes of Samuel Pepys.