Maps, charts, footnotes, research bits, The Birth of Jacky, L.A. Meyer biography, and other hopefully interesting things. Stuff not used in the final versions of the. Bloody Jack Adventures (12 Book Series) by L. A. Meyer Louis Meyer. All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1: Life as a ship’s boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. “I prays for deliverance,” confides Mary Faber, Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary ‘Jacky’ Faber, Ship’s Boy (Bloody Jack Adventures Book 1) eBook: L. A. Meyer: Kindle Store.
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L.a.meyr narrative’s dialect occasionally falters, but this detracts only slightly from the descriptive prose “He’s got muscles like a horse and looks to have a brain to match” and not at all from the engine driving this sprawling yarn: Its just what I need, a good does of adventure following a streetsmart heroine who doesn’t have a chip on her shoulder or an abusive family.
The Best Books of We’re featuring millions of bloodu reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Fire ships are not used against ships that are already sailing.
Also, Jacky was not the typical Mary-Sue that is often found in the pirate books and fan fiction, you know the one who runs off and WANTS to be a boy and completely l.a.meter women as pirates.
Several other reviewers applauded the audio book; I think that would help. I could hear the roar of cannons, the swell of the sea and the music played by the sailors in her voice. Bliody Dacyczyn A girl living on the streets of London disguises herself as a boy in order to join the crew of a Royal Navy ship.
Wild gangs of feral children in London, at the turn of the 19th century? This is incompetent research.
Can someone give a proper book synopsis without spoilers please? The protagonist’s vocabulary, her appearance and demeanor, and her desire to be one of the boys and do everything they do without complaint complete the deception.
This isn’t just slovenly research. Much of the humor and dramatic tension in the story comes from Jacky’s efforts to maintain her disguise — first because she does not think through all the implications “What about the call of nature, you twit?
I love this book and just can’t get enough of it. Meyer is best known as the author of the Bloody Jack novels. It’s told first person, so it takes a little bit to get used to the grammar. In the process, the entire crew discovers her female nature.
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Shelve The Mark of the Golden Dragon: July Meeting this thursday. Why didn’t the author look that up? I kept wanting to go watch those movies. You will never be dissapointed by the action, or the plot. Jacky takes his clothes, and his shiv, bllody comes aboard a royal navy ship as a ships boy. It was nice to see Jacky teach an elder how to defend himself.
Holy fuck I wanna punch that boy in the face. Sebagai pesuruh kapal, dia mengaku bernama Jack. She challenges gender assumptions when her boyfriend wants to mold her into something she isn’t.
There is a reason why fireships are used against fleets of ships bunched up at anchor, usually in a harbor.
Bloody Jack Series by L.A. Meyer
It required only a mild suspension of disbelief. And she will have to use every bit of her spirit, wit, and courage to keep the crew from discovering her secret. The audio version helps interpret the dialect that the story is written in, which also helps give Jacky her character in a palpable way.
It is full of burning incendiaries. Mary is a poor orphan living on the streets when she decides to take the only talent she has, the ability to read, and to sign on to a ship. It is a fast solution to set up a hero’s revenging rampage.
She believed in crying in private, on your own, not in public for all the neighbours to see. On board, “Jacky” Faber soon acquires a reputation as a brave and fearless pirate-fighter. Sangat mudah menemukan anak-anak jalanan di hampir setiap sudut jalan-jalan di Jakarta, sepertinya di banyak kota di Indonesia.