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“One of the great papist characters in modern fiction”

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a fun piece about books I often mention here, the Aubrey/Maturin series by Patrick O’Brian, who would be 100 years old this year.
Which I would that he had lived … Continue reading

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Starting anew … O’BRIAN!

I have begun making my way through the Patrick O’Brian series again.  Huzzah!
I can’t always be reading Ambrose, Augustine and Missalia Romana, after all.
We begin with Master and Commander.
It has been some years since I have read these.  If you … Continue reading

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