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In 18th century England and young rake is framed for rape and must agree to enter the Royal Navy. The navy makes a man out of him and he rises above selfish pursuits to do his duty while battling pirates, privateers and the French Navy.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Navy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   a teen


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   The Caribbean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat    -   warship    -   drowning Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of other female areas Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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