What are you reading now?

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    Splitting my spare time between rereading Beowulf and The Gulag Archipelago.
     
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    Shackleton's Captain tells the story of the rescue of his men.
    Absolutely epic.
     
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    Currently reading ... "Rivers of London" by Ben Aaronovitch

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    But if you're looking for literature of a nautical nature, I recommend

    The 'Horatio Hornblower' series by C.S. Forester
    'Sink the Bismark', also by C.S. Forester
    'Master and Commander' by Patrick O'Brien
     
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    I'm reading it now.
     
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    I notice the use of language between Dana and Shackleton is much more readable to me.
     
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    Which one?
    The original or the modern english translation?
     
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    I don't know, but the language is kind of hard to follow at times. Sorry for the delay, I didn't see you had posted.
     
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    I'm re-reading an ancient copy of Cosmos by Carl Sagan an uncle gave me like 20 years ago. Glad I saved it, it is outdated but still a good read. Puts things into perspective. I will probably keep it and give it a read again when I'm 60 lol.
     

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