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Publisher Comments:

A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the sandwich islands at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey, R. N., Is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order. But stowed away in the cable-tier is an escaped female convict. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies. Aubrey himself is won over and indeed strongly attracted to this woman who will not speak of her past. But only Aubrey's friend, Dr. Stephen Maturin, can fathom Clarissa's secrets: her crime, her personality, and a clue identifying a highly placed English spy in the pay of Napoleon's intelligence service.

In a thrilling finale, Patrick O'Brian delivers all the excitement his many readers expect: Aubrey and the crew of the Surprise impose a brutal pax Britannica upon the islanders in a pitched battle against a band of headhunting cannibals.

Synopsis:

The fifteenth installment in Patrick O'Brian's widely claimed series of Aubrey/Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama.

Synopsis:

This splendid installment in O'Brian's widely acclaimed series of Aubrey-Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama. A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the Friendly Isles (Tonga) at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey of the Royal Navy is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order.

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:
9780393031096
Author:
Hunt, Geoff
Author:
Hunt, Geoff
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 (fictitious character)
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century Fiction.
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack
Subject:
Maturin, Stephen
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19920531
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.6 x 6 x 1.3 in 1.045 lb

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Product details 264 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393031096 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The fifteenth installment in Patrick O'Brian's widely claimed series of Aubrey/Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama.
"Synopsis" by , This splendid installment in O'Brian's widely acclaimed series of Aubrey-Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama. A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the Friendly Isles (Tonga) at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey of the Royal Navy is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order.
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