Title: Clarissa Oakes
Publisher: Harper Collins, London
Publication Date: 1992
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: About Fine
Signed: Signed By the Author
Blue cloth with gilt titles in price clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Number 15 in the Aubrey -Maturin series, this title is "The Truelove" in the US. Uncommon signed. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 17536
Synopsis: In this book the characters of Clarrisa Oakes, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin emerge more complex, sophisticated and wholly mature beings than ever before as they reflect on the past and try to divine the future - supported by the author's sense of human possibility.
About the Author: Patrick O'Brian, one of our greatest contemporary novelists, is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey--Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso. His first novel, Testimonies, and his Collected Short Stories have recently been republished by HarperCollins. In 1995 he was the first recipient of the Heywood Hill Prize for a lifetime's contribution to literature. In the same year he was awarded the CBE. In 1997 he received an honorary doctorate of letters from Trinity College, Dublin. He lives in the South of France.
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