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Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War Patrick O'Brian

Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War By Patrick O'Brian

Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian


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Summary

A breathtaking collection of sea-faring tales.

Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War Summary

Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War (Aubrey-Maturin) by Patrick O'Brian

A breathtaking collection of sea-faring tales.

For the first time ever Patrick O'Brian's famous and much-loved Aubrey-Maturin novels will be available on audio CD - as omnibus editions and split into seven volumes.

Follow the adventures of Jack Aubrey and his ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin. Theirs is one of the greatest friendships in all literature. These collections are a perfect tribute to such a literary achievement and a perfect gift for the O'Brian enthusiast.

Collection Two contains The Mauritius Command, Desolation Island and The Fortune of War.

Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War Reviews

'Patrick O'Brian is unquestionably the Homer of the Napoleonic wars.' James Hamilton- Paterson

'You are in for the treat of your lives. Thank God for Patrick O'Brian: his genius illuminates the literature of the English language, and lightens the lives of those who read him.' Kevin Myers, Irish Times

'In a highly competitive field it goes straight to the top. A real first-rater.' Mary Renault

About Patrick O'Brian

Patrick O'Brian, until his death in 2000, 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 is the author of many other books including Testimonies, and his Collected Short Stories. 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 lived for many years in South West France and he died in Dublin in January 2000.

Additional information

GOR006533430
9780007319312
0007319312
Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War (Aubrey-Maturin) by Patrick O'Brian
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
20090528
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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