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The beginning to the sweeping Aubrey/Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester

This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against a thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of a life aboard a man-of-war are faultless rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the food, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides as the great ships close in battle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393058956
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Fiction : Historical - General
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Subject:
Fiction : Sea Stories
Publication Date:
December 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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