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The Commodore (Aubrey-Maturin)

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Publisher Comments:

Having survived a long and desperate adventure in the Great South Sea, Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin return to England to very different circumstances. For Jack it is a happy homecoming, at least initially, but for Stephen it is disastrous: his little daughter appears to be autistic, incapable of speech or contact, while his wife, Diana, unable to bear this situation, has disappeared, her house being looked after by the widowed Clarissa Oakes. Much of takes place on land, in sitting rooms and in drafty castles, but the roar of the great guns is never far from our hearing. Aubrey and Maturin are sent on a bizarre decoy mission to the fever-ridden lagoons of the Gulf of Guinea to suppress the slave trade. But their ultimate destination is Ireland, where the French are mounting an invasion that will test Aubrey's seamanship and Maturin's resourcefulness as a secret intelligence agent. The subtle interweaving of these disparate themes is an achievement of pure storytelling by one of our greatest living novelists.

Synopsis:

The seventeenth novel in the best-selling Aubrey/Maturin series of naval tales, which the has described as "the best historical novels ever written."

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:
9780393037609
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Maturin, stephen (fictitious character)
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack
Subject:
Maturin, Stephen
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American Hardcover
Series:
Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.6 x 6 x 1.1 in 1.05 lb

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