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    Pdf [The African ueen] â C.S. Forester This 1935 classic is a wonderful old fashioned love story full of adventure and suspense Set deep in the African jungle with WWI abou

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    Pdf [The African ueen] â C.S. Forester This novel by CS Forester was published in 1935 The famous movie was filmed in 1951 I saw the movie first so when I read the book I pictured in my mind Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn Nothing unusual about that I imagine everyone does the same But it has been many years since I saw the movie and then only once so I don’t remember if the movie followed the book or not so much So the point of all this rambling is

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    Pdf [The African ueen] â C.S. Forester Before I go into this review I feel like I should mention that I probably wouldn't have read this book if I wasn't in a particular challenge that features read books set in Africa Now that doesn't mean that I didn't like the book or that I hated it because that's not the case It was new and different for me and I thought it was just an okay kind of read However I will blame work for me not liking it as much

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Buried eAfrican ueen but drop them off with the English after giving them clothes The last sentence of the novel almost had me spraying coffee Whether or not they lived happilyver after is not asily decided hide spoiler view spoilerBettie s BooksThe rating any status updates and those bookshelves indicate my feelings for this book hide spoiler This novel by CS Forester was published in 1935 The famous movie was filmed in 1951 I saw the movie first so when I read the book I pictured in my mind Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn Nothing unusual about in my mind Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn Nothing unusual about I imagine veryone does the same But it has been many years since I saw the movie and then only once so I don t remember if the movie followed the book or not so much So the point of all this rambling is as I read the book all the scenes were playing in my mind like a movie wi This classic is a wonderful old fashioned love story full adventure and suspense Set deep in the African jungle with WWI about to break loose prim and proper missionary Rosie Sayer and scruffy trader Charlie Allnut an unlikely pair to say the least scape down the Ulanga River in his old beat up boat The African ueen to scape the GermansWhile nduring infestations of biting flies masses of mosuitos bouts of malaria and flying bullets to boot Rosie and Charlie fall in love and concoct an idiotic plan to do their part for the war ffort AND avenge her brother s deathThis fast paced read is much like the grand old movie with Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogartexcept for the nding Enjoyed it For the first time in 2017 I participated in bingo in the group catching up on classics One suare is a classic romance and I was thrown for a loss because I do not ven read contemporary romance as a genre After typing classic romance into lists one of the books offered was The African ueen by C S Forester I had been xposed to the movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn many times because it is one of my mother s favorite movies but had never read the 1935 classic until now It is 1914 Rose Sayers is deep in the African Congo when World War I arrives on the continent Germans fighting the British for control of the interior of the territory murder her brother Samuel Immediately help arrives in the form of cockney mechanic Charlie Allnut who had been working for the Belgians in Nigasi After burying Samuel Rose and Charlie concoct a plan to avenge his death Guiding Allnuts s small steamer the African ueen over the waterfalls of the Ulanga River to a Lake most likely Victoria they will torpedo the German fighter Konigin Luise and gain superiority for the British The plot comes with many pitfalls mainly that the African ueen is ill suited for much than lazy river travel The boat breaks down and the couple has to repair it many times over not before falling in love while in close uarters Charlie and Rose share a honeymoon and I could nvision Bogart and Hepburn here as I uickly read through to find a resolution I found the book to be dated Even though it was three hundred pages in length they were short pages and the novel read fast Forester mploys simplistic language and role of both men and women is indicative of the ra in which he wrote Yet the story was fun with Forester turning the plot into both an adventure of good versus A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, evil and a racy romance starring the protagonists If he did not intend the novel to be a screenplay it isvident that the story translated well to the silver screen with the roles of Charlie and Rose being The Shadow Reader earmarked for the stars of the Reaches the heart of the African jungle Charlie Allnutt and Rose Sayer a dishevelled trader and an English spinster missionary find themselves thrown together by circumstance Fighting time heat malaria and bullets they make theirscape on the rickety steamboat The African. Before I go into this review I feel like I should mention that I probably wouldn t have read this book if I wasn t in a particular challenge that features read books set in Africa Now that doesn t mean that I didn t like the book or that I hated it because that s not the case It was new and different for me and I thought it "Was Just An Okay "just an okay of read However I will blame work for me not liking it as much as I probably for me not liking it as much as I probably ve because I work with annoying people all day Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies every dayWhen I mentioned that I was going to read this book to my family my dad and mom both mentioned that this was turned into a movie I ve never seen it personally and I don t think they haveither but I m kind of glad I haven t seen it This book was just meh to me The African ueen is about two people who are thrown into some situations Now I don t want to spoil a bunch about this book but I feel like we also don t really deal with this sort of thing nowadays So it s around 1914 and Rose and Allnutt who are both English are ngaged in a little game war domination Sounds like a game of Risk rightRose and Allnutt come from different backgrounds but ultimately come together to solve some unnecessary tension Of course they don t agree on how to attack or handle the situation at hand Of course there s also some sexual tension between these two which I honestly didn t care for I could ve gone without the romance side of this bookOne thing I did like the adventure The African ueen will take you on a wonderful journey that does nd up being a page tuner or a page tapper if you have a kindle However it does have it s flaws I found myself being uite bored through some parts and I The Power Of A Choice even stopped it to read a different book I probably would ve liked the book a lot if I wanted to read it on my own or if I didn t read the reviews beforehand but I wanted to know what people though before I dove into it Of course I would definitely come up with my own opinion in thend but I don t really know I had high xpectations but at the same time I didn t If you do a uick scan through reviews for this book uite a number of them read something like thisthis is one case where the movie was betterI should have just stuck with the movie and not bothered with the bookThe book pales in comparison with the movieand so onThat s all fine and 710 The launch hardly seemed worthy of her grandilouent name of African ueen She was suat flat bottomed and thirty feet long Her paint was peeling off her and she reeked of decay A tattered awning roofed in six feet of the stern amidships stood the ngine and boiler with the stumpy funnel reaching up just higher than the awning Two people are thrown together into this derelict boat by the fortunes of war It is 1914 and the vents in Europe are choed in the I was a big fan of CS Forester s Hornblower series and had become completely The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right enthralled by that world So reading The African ueen and other Forester works like The General directly after finishing the Hornblower series felt strange I stillnjoyed them Forester was a very solid writer But those books were their own thing separated by time and setting It took some switching of gears to get into them and then they were done Finished before I could get invested in the characters as I had with Hornblower If you think the movie was good wait until you read the book The book was written in 1935 so while Germans were the bad guys they weren t the villains of the 1951 movie It made for a much better nding view spoiler The Germans don t want to hang them or stupidly run into the. A classic story of adventure and romance the novel that inspired the legendary movie starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart A fast moving tale and a very good yarnMr Forester again and again proves himself a master of suspense New York Times Book ReviewAs World War Ay Most likely I would not have read The African ueen classic romance was not a bingo suare Romance is a genre I tend to avoid as it overlooks positive character of both men and women in favor of romantic undertones The story behind this classic story was a fun adventure by an author whose work I would be willing to revisit The African ueen was a fun 4 star read for a lazy afternoon and I am agerly awaiting to see the film again In the remote German colony of East Africa now Tanzania Burundi and Rwanda comprising 7 million natives and ten thousand Europeans today 75 million they finally learn war has begun in faraway Europe this is August 1914 the most lethal conflict in history twenty years later a bigger one commences but that is another story you d think nobody cares here about distant Europewrong people bring their loyalties suspicions and

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with them Great Lakes area of central Africa in the Rift Valley is larger than North Americas still not many people know it Monsieur Pain exists this is where the action starts On the Ulanga River appears the African ueen a small steam powered launch owned by a Belgian gold mining corporation in the wherelse the Belgian Congo the only person onboard Charles Allnutt 30 is this a pun he prefers Charlie a Cockney mechanic working in the mine likes to take a drink or two for medicinal purposes only lets give him the benefit of the doubt the boat owners also do a little trading on the side flowing down the stream I say this since the wood fueled vessel s top speed is 4 knots The grubby looking man feels concern about fellow citizens the British missionary couple Samuel and sister Rose Sayer age 33 he travels to the mission to find out their situation The German campaign has just come through here destroying anything which could be a possible threat looting and capturing Africans living at the mission others fled as did the Captain s Mr Allnutt s crew all two members Ten years of hard work for nought illness and failure cause Samuel s deathThe new passenger on the African ueen has a preposterous idea insane maybe go down the dangerous Ulanga River still unmapped the patriotic lady urges the uite reluctant Englishman forget the hazards remember your duty we need to journey plenty of wood in the forests and river for fuel and initiate actionrevenge will be sweetThrough the numerous ominous rapids primeval jungles on both banks risking their lives in insect infested swamps malaria sure to follow and the always present bugs unceasing mosuitoes biting sucking your precious blood past a German fort that will give no uarter to man or woman go to fictitious Lake Wittelsach if a connection is discovered sink a well armed large gunboat the Luisa Rose surprisingly is made of harder substance than Charlie the dubious soon agrees though helping good old England to win the war The highlight is shooting the ndless rapids on the wide wild river soaked to the gillsyes they have xplosives and begin to really really like ach other the dirtier their clothes become the little left they wear when the bodies unpleasant scents permeates the atmosphere so the affections accelerate A magnificent romantic nonsense which thrills lovers of books as a new couple form an unlikely alliance a happy nding is for the reader to imagine And I believe in happy ndingsA few changes from the classic film be warned but Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn were brilliant Watching them on screen is such a pleasure and I hope the curious will read and view the two versions of this xcellent produc. Ueenand hatch their own outrageous military plan Originally published in 1935 The African ueen is a tale replete with vintage Forester drama unrelenting suspense reckless heroism impromptu military manoeuvres near death xperiences and a good old fashioned love story to boot.

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