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The Works of Patrick O'Brian
by Patrick O'Brian


Overview - A twenty-volume hardcover set of the complete Patrick O'Brian high-seas Aubrey/Maturin adventure classics, including the final book: Blue at the Mizzen .
The Great Adventure begins in Master & Commander with the near-disaster of Jack Aubrey's first encounter with Stephen Maturin and the taking of the Cacafuego.
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Overview
A twenty-volume hardcover set of the complete Patrick O'Brian high-seas Aubrey/Maturin adventure classics, including the final book: Blue at the Mizzen.
The Great Adventure begins in Master & Commander with the near-disaster of Jack Aubrey's first encounter with Stephen Maturin and the taking of the Cacafuego.
Post Captain: Jack and Stephen vie for the affections of Diana Villiers.
H.M.S. Surprise: In India, a prodigious blue diamond, a fatal duel, and a dramatic fleet action against the French.
The Mauritius Command: An exploration of aberrant psychology and a most memorable storm at sea
Desolation Island: The Waakzaamheid chases the Leopard south to the glories of Antarctica.
The Fortune of War: Jack encounters the American navy, is taken prisoner, and witnesses the fateful clash of the Shannon and the Chesapeake.
The Surgeon's Mate: A shipwreck on the coast of France, and Jack and Stephen are rescued from a French prison thanks to Diana's diamond
The Ionian Mission: The Surprise is sent to intervene in the tangled politics of the Balkans.
Treason's Harbour: A desert crossing, an unusual single-ship action in shoal waters, and Jack saved from treachery in Malta by Stephen's cunning.
The Far Side of the World: Typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity in the far reaches of the Pacific
The Reverse of the Medal: Jack, lured into a disastrous investment by French agents, is court-martialed and disgraced.
The Letter of Marque: Cast out of the Royal Navy, Jack sets sail in the Surprise as a privateer, and Stephen's taste for tincture of opium takes a more serious turn.
The Thirteen Gun Salute: A killer typhoon overtakes Jack and his crew in the South China Sea, and Stephen engages in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with French agents.
The Nutmeg of Consolation: Pirates, smallpox, and a visit to the grim penal colony in Australia, where Stephen's Irish temper provokes a duel and a diplomatic crisis.
The Truelove: Jack and Stephen mastermind a war among the cannibals, and a mysterious female convict sows dangerous jealousies aboard the Surprise.
The Wine-Dark Sea: A submarine volcanic eruption serves as backdrop to revolution in South America and a memorable excursion into the Andes.
The Commodore: A strange homecoming for Jack and Stephen, followed by a vigorous action to foil the French invasion of Ireland.
The Yellow Admiral: Jack is rescued from the doldrums of peace and from amorous difficulties by Napoleon's escape from Elba.
The Hundred Days: The cunning of Stephen and the seamanship of Jack prevent Napoleon from conquering Europe at Waterloo.
Blue at the Mizzen: Jack Aubrey stakes all on a desperate solo night raid against the might of the Spanish viceroy in Peru.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393048407
  • ISBN-10: 0393048403
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
  • Publish Date: June 2000
  • Dimensions: 9.75 x 13.25 x 14.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 26.35 pounds


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