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The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
Ian W. Toll
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Writing Home
Alan Bennett
The Paraguayan War, Volume 1: Causes and Early Conduct
Thomas L. Whigham
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Reading progress update: I've read 85 out of 320 pages.

Lieutenant Hornblower - C.S. Forester

I need to readjust my expectations for the series. The first book was a series of interconnected short stories that zipped from action scene to action scene. So far Forster substituted tension for action in this one; it's not bad, but it's definitely different from what I was anticipating after the last book.