O'Brian, Patrick Patrick O'Brian Gift Set

ISBN 13: 9780001054721

Patrick O'Brian Gift Set

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9780001054721: Patrick O'Brian Gift Set

A breathtaking collection of sea-faring tales.

Contains Desolation Island, The Fortune of War and The Surgeon’s Mate.

These three tales follow Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend the surgeon, Stephen Maturin as they sail to Australia with a hold full of convicts and a beautiful and dangerous spy; as they arrive in the Dutch East Indies where Jack Aubrey is appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy; and as they are involved in a chase through the fogs and shallows of the Grand Banks.

Never a dull moment!

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Contains 'Desolation Island', 'The Fortune of War' and 'The Surgeon’s Mate'.

These three tales follow Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend the surgeon, Stephen Maturin as they sail to Australia with a hold full of convicts and a beautiful and dangerous spy; as they arrive in the Dutch East Indies where Jack Aubrey is appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy; and as they are involved in a chase through the fogs and shallows of the Grand Banks.

About the Author:

Patrick O’Brian was one of our greatest contemporary novelists. He is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey–Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso. He lived for many years in south west France and he died in Dublin in January 2000.

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