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ISBN13: 9780393307061
ISBN10: 0393307069
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In 1803 Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned. He escapes from France, from debtors' prison, and from a possible mutiny, and pursues his quarry straight into the mouth of a French-held harbor.

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" raised almost dangerously high expectations, triumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book."--Mary Renault

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"Master and Commanderraised almost dangerously high expectations, Post Captaintriumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book."'"Mary Renault

About the Author

Patrick O'Brian wrote many novels, including the extraordinarily popular Aubrey/Maturin series about the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. He died in 2000.

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bigmarlin, November 10, 2009 (view all comments by bigmarlin)
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.
Once you start the first book, you'll want to read them all!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393307061
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack
Subject:
Maturin, Stephen
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Nautical Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.875 lb

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Product details 528 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393307061 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , " raised almost dangerously high expectations, triumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book."--Mary Renault
"Synopsis" by , "Master and Commanderraised almost dangerously high expectations, Post Captaintriumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book."'"Mary Renault
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