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- File Size: 1320 KB
- Print Length: 420 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Durandus (1 Aug. 2013)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00EAOVBVE
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- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 18 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #40,485 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Captain's Share (Trader's Tales from the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper Book 5) Kindle Edition
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- Book 5 of 6 in Trader's Tales from the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper (6 Book Series)
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Top Customer Reviews
Ishmael's main talent seems to be passing exams but he is a worrier. He is constantly doubting his own ability but always manages gets the right result. This is because he gets the best from other people. He puts his trust in them and with the exception of his wife, they never fail him. And that could be the secret of these books. It is an ideal world that we would like to live in, populated by decent people who respond positively to be treated with respect.
This is a good, but not exceptional, story that is set in a universe that obeys the rules of physics. The ships have an inter-stellar drive that folds space so that they move between solar systems in an instant. They do most of their in system manoeuvring using a combination of force fields that act as a solar sail and a keel. It is time consuming but all the technology feels very safe and familiar.
Dip in and have a read. Nathan Lowell's writing will draw you in and if you are not already hooked by the 'Tales from the Golden Age of the solar clippers' series then the chances are that you will be b y the end of this book.
PLEASE READ THE BOOKS IN THE CORRECT ORDER SO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT MAKES ISHMAEL TICK.
It really makes a change to read a book that is not all about people being nasty to each other. By the time I reached this book I was thoroughly caught up in Ishmael's life and I simply had to find out what happened next. I managed to lose a lot of sleep whilst reading these books because I could not put them down and I was sitting up in bed until the small hours, glued to my Kindle.
Without wishing to spoil the ending of the final book, I was left quite bereft when I finished it. I wanted to know what happened next to Ishmael - and to some of the characters he had met along the way. I hope to discover a seventh book has been added soon.
Well written, good story telling and very three dimensional characters.
Nathan Lowell is a master story teller and the solar clipper tales are classics.
I previously criticised Ishmael Wong's adventures as shallow. Wong's recollections of his experience as a deck hand, junior officer and captain cover minute details of housekeeping. It is almost Mrs Beaton in space. But I found myself liking his explanations to his crew about how to make sandwiches. Despite appearing as a know it all, Wong is often caught by surprises that Lowell telegraphs to the reader. I cannot believe that Wong was the first to spot the best way to take advantage of a solar wind. Space frieghtering seems to be a very practical trade after all. But never the less, Lowell pertrays and reads Wong as an amiable Captain we would all like as a boss.
I can't stop reading! Go buy it!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I enjoyed reading the series although the story could have about any earth bound vessal as most of the laws and rules that were upheld also apply hear and now.Published 11 months ago by Mr. L. M. Brown
This series just got better, on purpose? but depth and interest keeps growing as you read through these.Published 15 months ago by J. Thompson