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Longitude
by Dava Sobel | Science
Registered by jules5 of Darlington, County Durham United Kingdom on 2/6/2018
Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by jules5): travelling


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Journal Entry 1 by jules5 from Darlington, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, February 06, 2018

9 out of 10

I enjoyed this rather more than I thought I would. Initially put off by the technical aspects, it is worth persevering because it is an astonishing account of how one of the greatest puzzles was solved. The tenacity of John Harrison and the wheeling and dealings of all those scientific bodies out to undermine him makes for gripping reading, even if you have to backpeddle a couple of pages to refresh! 


Journal Entry 2 by jules5 at Phone Box on Palace Green in Durham, County Durham United Kingdom on Saturday, February 17, 2018

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Released 7 mos ago (2/17/2018 UTC) at Phone Box on Palace Green in Durham, County Durham United Kingdom

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