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Old 8th February 2020, 14:50
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sway of the grand saloon

i have had this book for a couple of years - but have never read it - due to load shedding that is an every day occurrence in my home country - i opened the book to past time - and did i thoroughly enjoy the read - if you can get hold of the book - please read
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Old 8th February 2020, 15:20
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I agree, it's a good read. I have to admit though that it is several decades ago that I actually read it - probably when the book was first published.
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Old 8th February 2020, 19:48
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Yes, a good read.

A real good read is John Maxtone-Graham's THE NORTH ATLANTIC RUN, better know as THE ONLY WAY TO CROSS. This single book had probably made more Liner 'buffs' than any other!

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Old 8th February 2020, 19:56
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THE ONLY WAY TO CROSS.

Beautiful painting of MAURETANIA by Albert Brenet

John Maxtone-Graham commissioned the painting for the cover.

Stephen


PS: The runner book was CROSSING TO CRUISING - Painting of FRAMCE with NORWAY... one of mine.
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Old 10th February 2020, 11:33
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i read the only way to cross my years ago - it was a good read - i agree it made a lot of people liner buffs - nice thing about books like this - is that you can re read them again and again - and still enjoy - by a coincidence - i have just been offered a whole selection of books and waterline models from a late estate - and book is part of the package - including others - so i am fortunate to add to my library - happy days
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