Luna’s Bookshelf

Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian

Trigger Warning: there are boats in this, and water, and people, but no dogs. This is about a bunch of people who like messing about on boats. It’s based in olden times, so the boats are wooden and hardly ever work properly. There’s not even any motors, and they have to go where the wind…

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Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene

All very well, if you like vacuum cleaners. I don’t. There was a Hoover salesman in Cuba who became a secret agent but then he drew some pictures of a nozzle and pretended it was a communist death star. His masters in Blightly liked the look of it and sent him loads of money for…

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ANOMALY by DJ Harrison

You know how there’s a nasty alien thingy in almost every part of space these days, well this is just like that, but completely different. The alien thingy isn’t what you expect. It lives inside a spaceship that likes bees and that, and it does lambing and it grows things. Mat Damon grew a potato…

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DUNE by Frank Herbert

It’s really good this. It’s like Game of Thrones in space. There’s even the same characters, so it’s easy. There’s like that Drogo person, you know the one with the horse and the big pecs, except now he’s in a spaceship. The plot is really clever too. There’s this fat bloke right, who wants all…

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