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Master and Commander
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 2003

"The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester It is the dawn of the nineteenth century; Britain is at war with Napoleon's France. Jack Aubrey, a young lieutenant in Nelson's navy, is promoted to command of H.M.S. Sophie ?, an old, slow brig unlikely to make his fortune. But Captain Aubrey is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. With the aid of his friend Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and ...
  
  











  



  
Post Captain ( Book 2 in series) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1990

" Master and Commander raised almost dangerously high expectations, Post Captain triumphantly surpasses them...a brilliant book."—Mary Renault "We've beat them before and we'll beat them again." In 1803 Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned. He escapes from France, from debtors' prison, and from a possible mutiny, and pursues his quarry straight into ...
  
  











  



  
The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels (Vol. 5 volumes) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 2004

A handsomely bound omnibus edition of Patrick O'Brian's seafaring classics, including three chapters of the unfinished twenty-first novel. The recent release of the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World has focused even more attention on the publishing phenomenon of the late Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels about the Royal Navy in the age of Nelson. These five volumes, beautifully produced and boxed, contain over 7,000 ...
  
  











  



  
The Mauritius Command (Vol. Book 4) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1991

"Jack's assignment: to capture the Indian Ocean islands of Réunion and Mauritius from the French. That campaign forms the narrative thread of this rollicking sea saga. But its substance is more beguiling still..."—Elizabeth Peer, Newsweek Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command—until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to ...
  
  











  



  
H. M. S. Surprise (Aubrey / Maturin)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1991

"The best historical novels ever written."—Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review Third in the series of Aubrey-Maturin adventures, this book is set among the strange sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and in the distant waters ploughed by the ships of the East India Company. Aubrey is on the defensive, pitting wits and seamanship against an enemy enjoying overwhelming local superiority. But somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies ...
  
  











  



  
Desolation Island (The Aubrey/Maturin Novels, Book 5)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1991

"The relationship [between Aubrey and Maturin]...is about the best thing afloat....For Conradian power of description and sheer excitement there is nothing in naval fiction to beat the stern chase as the outgunned Leopard staggers through mountain waves in icy latitudes to escape the Dutch seventy-four."—Stephen Vaughan, Observer Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon ...
  
  











  



  
21: The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey (Vol. Book 21) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 2010

To the delight of millions of Patrick O'Brian fans, here is the final, partial installment of the Aubrey/Maturin series, for the first time in paperback. Blue at the Mizzen (novel #20) ended with Jack Aubrey getting the news, in Chile, of his elevation to flag rank: Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron, with orders to sail to the South Africa station. The next novel, unfinished and untitled at the time of the author's death, would have been the ...
  
  











  



  
The Reverse of the Medal (Vol. Book 11) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"An overwhelming, outstanding novel...!"— Irish Times Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the City. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage—the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot? This dark tale is a ...
  
  











  



  
Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack Aubrey's World
Richard O'Neill

Running Press, 2003

From the moment that Master and Commander , the first of Patrick O'Brian's sequence of 20 novels about the 19th century British Royal Navy officer Jack Aubrey and his surgeon colleague Stephen Maturin, was published in 1970, critics hailed his work as a masterpiece of historical recreation. Called "the best historical novels ever written" by the New York Times , the books have sold millions of copies. This first full-color illustrated ...
  
  











  



  
The Fortune of War (Vol. Book 6) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1991

"A marvellously full-flavoured, engrossing book, which towers over its current rivals in the genre like a three-decker over a ship's longboat."— Times Literary Supplement Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., arrives in the Dutch East Indies to find himself appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy. He and his friend Stephen Maturin take passage for England in a dispatch vessel. But the War of 1812 breaks out while ...
  
  











  



  
Treason's Harbour (Vol. Book 9) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"The finest writer of sea-stories in the English language."—J. de Courcy Ireland All Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this novel of action and intrigue, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of the Red Sea. While Captain Aubrey worries about repairs to his ship, Stephen Maturin assumes the center stage for the dockyards and salons of Malta are alive with Napoleon's agents, and the admiralty's ...
  
  











  



  
Lobscouse and Spotted Dog: Which It's a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Anne Chotzinoff Grossman, Lisa Grossman Thomas

W. W. Norton & Company, 2000

"A scholarly (though often hilarious) triumph of culinary anthropology."— Washington Post Celebrate the joys of Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series with this delightful cookbook, full of the food and drink that so often complement Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin's travels. Collected here are authentic and practical recipes for such eighteenth- and early-nineteenth- century dishes as Burgoo, Drowned Baby, Sea-Pie, Solomongundy, ...
  
  











  



  
The Surgeon's Mate (Vol. Book 7) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"Vividly detailed 19th-century settings and dramatic tension punctuated with flashes of wry humor make O'Brian's nautical adventure a splendid treat."— Publishers Weekly Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home by dispatch vessel to bring the news of their latest victory to the government. But Maturin is a marked man for the havoc he has wrought in the French intelligence network in the New World, and the attention of two privateers ...
  
  











  



  
The Ionian Mission (Vol. Book 8) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"O'Brian is one author who can put a spark of character into the sawdust of time, and The Ionian Mission is another rattling good yarn." —Stephen Vaughan, The Observer Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, veterans now of many battles, return in this novel to the seas where they first sailed as shipmates. But Jack is now a senior captain commanding a line-of-battle ship in the Royal Navy's blockade of Toulon, and this is a longer, harder, ...
  
  











  



  
The Far Side of the World (Vol. Book 10) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

The inspiration for the major new motion picture starring Russell Crowe. The war of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade. Stephen Maturin has fish of his own to fry in the world of secret intelligence. Disaster in various guises awaits them in the Great South Sea and in the far reaches of ...
  
  











  



  
The Thirteen-Gun Salute: Aubrey/Maturin
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1992

"In length the series is unique; in quality—and there is not a weak link in the chain—it cannot but be ranked with the best of twentieth century historical novels."—T. J. Binyon, Independent Captain Jack Aubrey sets sail for the South China Sea with a new lease on life. Following his dismissal from the Royal Navy (a false accusation), he has earned reinstatement through his daring exploits as a privateer, brilliantly chronicled in The ...
  
  











  



  
The Commodore (Vol. Book 17) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1996

The seventeenth novel in the best-selling Aubrey/Maturin series of naval tales, which the New York Times Book Review has described as "the best historical novels ever written." Having survived a long and desperate adventure in the Great South Sea, Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin return to England to very different circumstances. For Jack it is a happy homecoming, at least initially, but for Stephen it is disastrous: his little ...
  
  











  



  
Harbors and High Seas, 3rd Edition : An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of ...
Dean King, John B. Hattendorf

Holt Paperbacks, 2000

This indispensable guide to navigating the well-loved Aubrey-Maturin novels has been updated, with new chapters devoted to the final books in the series. Harbors and High Seas includes maps created exclusively for each of the novels in this world-renowned series.
  
  











  



  
The Wine-Dark Sea (Vol. Book 16) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Patrick O'Brian

W. W. Norton & Company, 1994

The sixteenth volume in the Aubrey/Maturin series, and Patrick O'Brian's first bestseller in the United States. At the outset of this adventure filled with disaster and delight, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue an American privateer through the Great South Sea. The strange color of the ocean reminds Stephen of Homer's famous description, and portends an underwater volcanic eruption that will create a new island overnight and leave an ...
  
  











  



  
A Sea of Words, Third Edition: A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring Tales of Patrick O'Brian
Dean King, John B. Hattendorf, ...

Holt Paperbacks, 2000

This comprehensive lexicon provides definitions of nautical terms, historical entries describing the people and political events that shaped the period, and detailed explanations of the scientific, medical, and biblical references that appear in the novels.
  
  











  








   



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