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    Dickens never set any of his books at sea, which is a shame since there is as much character and drama on a ship as in London But since Dickens was a landlubber we are fortunate to have Bullen s account of life as a boy on the merchant marine boats in the 1870 s.You would expect me to call this book Dickensian but then that would be a fib Because it occurred to me while reading this book that Dickens was just being a realist In this book we have a non fictional depiction of life during those times by a boy where the horrible people he meets and the ensuing sordid situations could be something out of Oliver Twist on a boat So maybe instead of Dickensian we should just say Lower Class Victorian As a manual of management, this book is probably worth a shelf full of the business speak effluvia that is out there 7 Bowel Methods of the Highly Constipated , Who Moved My Movement , The One Minute Bathroom Visit etc As it turns out on Bullen s voyages, the captains that treat their crews with respect, high wages and comfort had smooth running and profitable ships, while those who were incompetent, power hungry and skinflint had ships that were floating if that nightmares.Bullen turned out to be a very good writer, which we can anticipate during our reading His favorite place onshore is not a gin joint, but a library His understanding and read...

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