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Mad Ship

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb returns to the sea withMad Ship, the second book in a projected trilogy set in the same world as her famedFarseerseries. Many unresolved questions fromShip of Magicare answered in this tale of sea serpents and dragons; living ships made of … see full wiki

Author: Robin Hobb
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Spectra
2 reviews about Mad Ship
review by . March 01, 2011
In "Mad Ship", Hobb accelerates the pace of her epic saga of the Liveship Traders and significantly expands the breadth and scope of the canvas on which she dramatically paints the lives of her colourful characters.      The ancient traditions of Bingtown's old traders are under siege and a tariff revolt pushes Bingtown close to war with the Jamaillian government and their Chalcedean mercenaries. Internal strife and bickering between the Rain Wild families and the …
review by . December 18, 2004
This is one of those books where you just want to bang a couple of characters upside the head and shout, "Will you two just hop into the sack and get it over with!" Other than a certain frustration with the romantic pace, "Mad Ship" is hypnotic reading. Even for someone who has to wear an anti-nausea patch on her neck on a slow old tub of a ferry and who would certainly not care for weevils in her biscuits, author Robin Hobb makes me want to sing: "Whate'er the final harbor be /'T is good to sail …
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