I love Roald Dahl. I first read this book in about the 3rd grade and didn't really appreciate it. I read it a second time when I was 25 and loved every page. It's on of the most touching father-son story I've come across.
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Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome - memories of childhood, wonderful stuff.
“Better drowned than duffers, if not duffers won't drown.” ― Arthur Ransome, Swallows and Amazons