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H.M.S. Surprise (Aubrey-Maturin)

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Publisher Comments:

Third in the series of Aubrey/Maturin adventures, this book is set among the strange sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and in the distant waters ploughed by the ships of the East India Company. Aubrey is on the defensive, pitting wits and seamanship against an enemy enjoying overwhelming local superiority. But somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies the prize that could make him rich beyond his wildest dream: the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet...

Synopsis:

"Few, very few books have made my heart thud with excitement. managed it."--Helen Lucy Burke,

Synopsis:

'"Few, very few books have made my heart thud with excitement. H.M.S. Surprise managed it."\'\"Helen Lucy Burke, Irish Press\n

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393037036
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Factacn
Subject:
Aubrey, jack (fictitious character)
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century Fiction.
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack
Subject:
Maturin, Stephen
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Norton uniform ed.
Edition Description:
Norton Uniform Hardcover
Series:
Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6.1 x 1.4 in 1.36 lb

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Product details 384 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393037036 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Few, very few books have made my heart thud with excitement. managed it."--Helen Lucy Burke,
"Synopsis" by , '"Few, very few books have made my heart thud with excitement. H.M.S. Surprise managed it."\'\"Helen Lucy Burke, Irish Press\n

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