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RE CE NT RE A DS

- R e vi e w e d b y R. J o h n G ar si d e A P

I fir st r e a d t hi s b o o k b a c k i n t h e 1 9 7 0 s a n d it l eft q uit e a n i m pr e s si o n o n m e. T h e f ut ur e at t h at
ti m e w a s l o o ki n g g o o d a s w e h a d g o n e t o t h e m o o n a n d t h e m e di c al w orl d w a s n o w e x p a n di n g
it s k n o wl e d g e a n d e x pl ori n g n e w fr o nti er s. H o w e v er, t h er e w a s o n e ar e a t h at w a s n ot g o o d, t h e
C ol d W ar w a s o n a n d i n t h e n e xt f e w y e ar s t h e w orl d' s sit u ati o n w o ul d b e g etti n g m u c h m or e
c o m pli c at e d. Al o n g wit h t h at w a s t h e n e w a d v e nt of p u bli c s ur v eill a n c e. C a m er a s, si m pl e o n e s
at t h at, w er e n o w b e gi n ni n g t o a p p e ar a n d r e c or d o ur m o v e m e nt s. W h e n I p oi nt e d t hi s o ut t o a
f e w p e o pl e, t h e y l a u g h e d it off a n d s ai d it w a s "J u st a f a d!". N o w f ort y y e ar s l at er it i s n o l o n g a
f a d b ut a f a ct.

A ut h or: G e or g e Or w ell
P a g e s: 3 8 7
Fir st P u bli s h e d: J u n e 1 9 4 9
P u bli s h er: 1 st W orl d Li br ar y
I S B N: 1 - 4 2 1 8 - 0 8 3 2 - 3

H e n c e I fi n d r er e a di n g Or w ell' s b o o k t h e s e m a n y y e ar s l at er e v e n m or e r e v e ali n g t h a n e v er, a s
n o w wit h o ur p o c k et c a m er a s ( p h o n e s) w e c a n r e c or d a n d r e p ort o n s o m a n y t hi n g s. Pri v a c y
i s n o l o n g er t h e n or m. O ur pri v at e li v e s c a n b e c o m e v er y p u bli c v er y q ui c kl y a n d t h er e i n t h e
p a g e s of Or w ell' s b o o k y o u g et t o r e a d a b o ut t h e lif e of Wi n st o n S mit h a s h e n a vi g at e s t h e p at h
of lif e o n e gri n di n g d a y at a ti m e. T h er e ar e s o m a n y g o o d li n e s a n d p hr a s e s i n t h e b o o k t h at
ar e s o a p pli c a bl e t o t o d a y a n d e v er y ti m e I s e e t h at s o m e o n e h a s l a u n c h e d a n e w p h o n e or a p p
I k n o w t h at " Bi g Br ot h er" i s d oi n g j u st fi n e. S o I e n c o u r a g e y o u t o gi v e t h e b o o k a s e ri o u s r e a d
a n d y o u t o o m a y f e el t h e e y e s of Bi g B r ot h e r a r e n ot o nl y t r a c ki n g y o u b ut al s o g ui di n g y o u r
w a nt s a n d wi s h e s.
I h a v e al w a y s f o u n d tr yi n g t o r e a d a n y S h a k e s p e ar e pl a y a gr e at b ur d e n. It all st art e d i n gr a d e
ni n e w h e n I fir st e n c o u nt er e d t h e a ut h or a n d hi s pl a y T h e T a mi n g of t h e S hr e w. N ot o nl y w a s
t h e l a n g u a g e v er y o d d a n d b ut t h e n a m e s of t h e c h ar a ct er s w er e al m o st u n b eli e v a bl e, a n d t h e
pl ot w a s w ell, v er y h ar d t o f at h o m. T hi s pl a g u e of S h a k e s p e ar e st u c k wit h m e all m y hi g h s c h o ol
d a y s a n d o n c e I di s c o v er e d t h at h e h a d a ct u all y writt e n a pl a y a b o ut m y v er y f a v o urit e m o n ar c h
( Ki n g J o h n), tr y a s I mi g ht, t h e t a s k of r e a di n g a n d u n d er st a n di n g t h e pl a y w a s n ot wit hi n m y
r e a c h. O n t o p of t hi s t h e pl a y w a s v er y s el d o m p erf or m e d a n d I h a v e n ot m et a n y o n e i n t h e l a st
fift y y e ar s t h at h a s a ct u all y s e e n a pr o d u cti o n of it.

A ut h or: Willi a m S h a k e s o e ar e
P a g e s: 1 4 9
Fir st P u bli s h e d: 1 6 2 3
P u bli s h er: F or g ott e n B o o k s
I S B N: 9 7 8 - 1 - 4 4 0 0 - 8 1 2 4 - 8

H o w e v er, "It i s b ett er l at e t h a n n e v er," t h e y s a y, s o wit h t h e birt h of t h e i nt er n et c a m e m y
pr o mi s e d l a n d. I n o w e n c o ur a g e all of y o u t h at h a v e b e e n c h all e n g e d li k e m e t o c o m pr e h e n d t h e
S h a k e s p e ar e a n l a n g u a g e t h at r eli ef i s o n h a n d i n t h e f or m of t h e v ari o u s vi d e o s t h at ar e p o st e d
o n t h e i nt er n et. E a c h pl a y t h e a ut h or wr ot e i s a v ail a bl e f or y o ur vi e wi n g a n d r e a di n g pl e a s ur e,
a n d f or m e I fi n d t h e vi d e o n ot o nl y h el p s m e u n d er st a n d t h e l a n g u a g e a n d w h o i s s a yi n g w h at,
b ut al s o w h e n c o nf u si o n e nt er s, it i s v er y e a s y t o r e wi n d a n d t o t a k e i n t h e s c e n e a g ai n. N o w
I a m l o o ki n g f o r w a r d t o vi e wi n g m y f a v o u rit e Ki n g a g ai n, m a y b e t hi s ti m e wit h a m u g of
w a r m e d ci d e r.

T hi s w a s t h e v er y fir st l ar g e b o o k t h at I r e a d. I w a s i n gr a d e 6 at t h e ti m e a n d l o o ki n g al o n g
t h e s h elf of t h e l o c al p u bli c li br ar y w h e n I s p ott e d t h e v ol u m e. T h e li br ari a n di d gi v e m e a n
o d d l o o k w h e n I si g n e d it o ut b ut I w a s f a s ci n at e d b y t h e b o o k' s c o v er a n d c o ul d h ar dl y w ait t o
r e a d it. W h e n I g ot h o m e, I b e g a n a n d e a c h p a g e u nf ol d e d a w o n d erf ul st or y f or m e. O n e t h at
s p o k e t o m e o n m a n y l e v el s a n d o n e t h at m a d e m e a w ar e t h at t h er e w a s a bi g w orl d o ut t h er e
t o e x pl or e. N o w V er n e w a s a v er y pr oli fi c a ut h or a n d wr ot e m a n y w ell - k n o w n titl e s i n cl u di n g
T w e nt y T h o u s a n d L e a g u e s U n d er t h e S e a, a n d a s f a m o u s a s t h at b o o k i s, t hi s b o o k i s a ct u all y
t h e s e q u el t o it! I n t h e fi n al p a g e s, y o u fi n all y fi n d o ut w h at h a p p e n s t o C a pt ai n N e m o a n d hi s
i nf a m o u s " N a util u s."

A ut h or: J ul e s V er n e
P a g e s: 4 9 3
Fir st P u bli s h e d: 1 9 1 8
P u bli s h er:
C h arl e s S cri b n er' s S o n s
I S B N: N/ A

N o w t h at I a m m u c h ol d er I fi n d t h at t hi s b o o k still f a s ci n at e s m e n ot o nl y f or it s w ell - cr aft e d
st or y li n e b ut al s o t h at it aff or d s a l o o k i nt o h o w p e o pl e vi e w e d t h e w orl d w h e n t h e b o o k w a s
p u bli s h e d. Of c o ur s e t h e ori gi n al i s writt e n i n Fr e n c h a n d m o st E n gli s h tr a n sl ati o n s ar e f airl y
f ait hf ul t o t h e ori gi n al b ut I fi n d t hi s 1 9 1 8 v er si o n t o b e o n e of t h e b e st. A n d e v er y f e w y e ar s
I li k e t o r e -r e a d t h e p a g e s a n d f oll o w t h e e x pl oit s of t h e c h ar a ct er s o n t h eir i sl a n d a n d w hil e
d oi n g s o r e m e m b er t h at ti m e l o n g, l o n g a g o w h e n I fir st s a w t h e b o o k a n d t o o k t h e b ol d st e p of
si g ni n g it o ut. I w o ul d e n c o ur a g e y o u t o at l e a st r e a d a f e w c h a pt er s a n d m a y b e y o u t o o will b e
h o o k e d li k e I w a s, all t h o s e y e ar s a g o.

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Canadian Yachting October 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting October 2019

At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
Sail Review: J99
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
The Port Hole: October 2019
Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 6
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 7
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 8
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 9
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 11
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 12
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 13
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 14
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 15
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Sail Review: J99
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 21
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 24
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 25
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 26
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - The Port Hole: October 2019
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 61
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 63
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 64
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 66
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