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bigmarlin has commented on (28) products.

Desolation Island

bigmarlin, November 10, 2009

Patrick O'brian's Aubrey/Maturin series are riveting fiction about the British navy, at the end of the 1700's and into the early 1800's. Many of the adventures are based on true accounts from British navy logs and correspondence, into which "Lucky Jack" Aubrey and his crews are placed.
Watch the movie with Russell Crowe, then read the books. You will see excerpts from many of the books thorughout the movie.
Be sure to get the companion books, which provide details of the various adventures, along with maps and place names. It will enhance your reading experience.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels by Patrick O'Brian
The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels

bigmarlin, November 10, 2009

Patrick O'brian's Aubrey/Maturin series are riveting fiction about the British navy, at the end of the 1700's and into the early 1800's. Many of the adventures are based on true accounts from British navy logs and correspondence, into which "Lucky Jack" Aubrey and his crews are placed.
Watch the movie with Russell Crowe, then read the books. You will see excerpts from many of the books thorughout the movie.
Buying the entire set will garuntee that you won't miss any of the adventure, and have the stories from beginning to end. I wish I had done it this way in the first place!
Be sure to get the companion books, which provide details of the various adventures, along with maps and place names. It will enhance your reading experience.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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Aubrey-Maturin #6: The Fortune of War by Patrick O'brian
Aubrey-Maturin #6: The Fortune of War

bigmarlin, November 10, 2009

Patrick O'brian's Aubrey/Maturin series are riveting fiction about the British navy, at the end of the 1700's and into the early 1800's. Many of the adventures are based on true accounts from British navy logs and correspondence, into which "Lucky Jack" Aubrey and his crews are placed.
Watch the movie with Russell Crowe, then read the books. You will see excerpts from many of the books thorughout the movie.
Be sure to get the companion books, which provide details of the various adventures, along with maps and place names. It will enhance your reading experience.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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(3 of 8 readers found this comment helpful)



21: The Unfinished Twenty-First Novel in the Aubrey/Maturin Series by Patrick Obrian
21: The Unfinished Twenty-First Novel in the Aubrey/Maturin Series

bigmarlin, November 10, 2009

Patrick O'brian's Aubrey/Maturin series are riveting fiction about the British navy, at the end of the 1700's and into the early 1800's. Many of the adventures are based on true accounts from British navy logs and correspondence, into which "Lucky Jack" Aubrey and his crews are placed.
Watch the movie with Russell Crowe, then read the books. You will see excerpts from many of the books thorughout the movie.
This book was unfinished at the time of the author's death. It has been put into a story, which shows the continuing adventure of Captain Jack Aubrey and his crew.
Be sure to get the companion books, which provide details of the various adventures, along with maps and place names. It will enhance your reading experience.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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The Reverse of the Medal by Patrick O'brian
The Reverse of the Medal

bigmarlin, November 10, 2009

Patrick O'brian's Aubrey/Maturin series are riveting fiction about the British navy, at the end of the 1700's and into the early 1800's. Many of the adventures are based on true accounts from British navy logs and correspondence, into which "Lucky Jack" Aubrey and his crews are placed. Jack Aubrey has gone to the far side of the world, and is now back for more adventures.
Watch the movie with Russell Crowe, then read the books. You will see excerpts from many of the books thorughout the movie.
Be sure to get the companion books, which provide details of the various adventures, along with maps and place names. It will enhance your reading experience.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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(4 of 7 readers found this comment helpful)



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