Strength and Honor

Strength and Honor

A Novel of the Merrimack

Book - 2008
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'Hunters for gold or pursuers of fame, they all had gone out on that stream, bearing the sword, and often the torch, messengers of the might within the land, bearers of a spark from the sacred fire.'Marlow, a seaman, tells of a journey up the Congo. His goal is the troubled European and ivory trader Kurtz. Worshipped and feared by invaders as well as natives, Kurtz has become a godlike figure, his presence pervading the jungle like a thick, obscuring mist. As his boat labours further upstream, closer and closer to Kurtz's extraordinary and terrible domain, so Marlow finds his faith in himself and civilization crumbling.
Publisher: New York : Daw Books, c2008
ISBN: 9780756405274
0756405270
Branch Call Number: SCIENCE FICTION Meluch
Characteristics: 378 p. ; 24 cm

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efredrick
Jul 17, 2012

Yep, it's the next one in the series. And it's consistent with the others. If you liked the previous books, keep going. Look, it's not high literature. It's guilty pleasure summer reading. Military SF comparable to Heinlein's Starship Troopers.

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