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HMS Dreadnought, Britains first Dreadnought-class warship - picture By U.S. Navy (U.S. Naval Historical Center) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

‘The medley on our bookshelf’

We’ve said – a few times now – that Childers is doing something very deliberate in this part of the book. The excursion to Schleswig-Holstein seems deliberately designed to emphasise the growing military threat from Prussian arms, and the little collection of books on the shelf in the Dulcibella’s saloon is just as significant. Our conversation at […]

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