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“Giants of the Seas” is a new book by Aaron Saunders. It’s about the development of cruise ships during the modern cruising era. I’ve seen it described as ‘coffee-table’ sized, and is actually 26cm x 20 in size – taller than it is wide. 192 pages long, it is mainly text but is also lavishly […]

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I recently received my copy of this new book, the latest by Andrew Sassoli-Walker and Sharon Poole. It follows their earlier books on Artemis, P&O 175, and Oriana/Aurora. I don’t have the first of those but I do have the other two. The new book is the same format as the Oriana/Aurora book – about […]

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I’ve had the chance of a good read of my copy of this new book, and now comes the time to feed back my thoughts. The first thing to say is that I really enjoyed it; it will have a prominent place among my maritime books. So what sort of book is it?

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