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To ask other readers questions about Eyes Like the Sea , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Eyes Like the Sea. This exciting story kept me close to my iPad and headphones for several days. An understanding of Hungarian history and language which I have not would make the story more enjoyable, I think.
The story is told in a series of flashbacks. Much of the narrative takes place during the Hungarian Revolution of , so politics and military history are significant elements in the plot.
The characters really came alive for me. The descriptions of people and places are superb. The ending was the cherr This exciting story kept me close to my iPad and headphones for several days. The ending was the cherry on top! Jul 05, Stephen rated it it was amazing. Many themes throughout this novel startles the reader into a different world May 08, Donna Craig rated it really liked it. Don't worry, I will upload the two long novellas sequentially Edit: One more uploaded, but that's it for tonight.
Section 4 has a feel of " Nights" to it, gruesome ending included - be warned! Yeah, I know These stories are a bit dark, but I like his writing style a lot. I have read that he has written lots and lots and lots of stuff, there must be more light pieces among them, surely.
I'll try to get the second story to you as soon as possible already recorded , this one is funny. Peter immediately takes advantage of his new position to order Alan and Judy around, even placing Alan in the Crow's nest despite him being sea sick. After Alan saves Peter from an albatross Squint nearly throws him overboard but Peter convinces him not to.
In the graveyard of ships two massive lightning eels attack them. Peter and Alan manage to defeat them and Squint changes his mind about Alan. While looking for Squint some time later, Alan and Judy discover in the map that they've been going around in circles in one spot for some time and are confronted by Squint.
Squint reveals that what he's really after is the one-eyed sea monster called " The Draken " the creature that's bigger than his ship, with intolerable odor, who ate Squint's nose 20 years ago and Squint wants revenge on it. They find the Draken heading towards them and Alan tries to steer the ship away with Judy's help.LibriVox recording of Eyes Like the Sea, by Mór Jókai. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. He was a painter, a poet, a novelist. He lived during the Hungarian revolution and his love of freedom meant his life was often in peril. She was his first love, this girl with the eyes like the sea. She was at .