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Books by Patrick O'Brian

Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series of historical novels has been described as "a masterpiece" (David Mamet, New York Times), "addictively readable" (Patrick T. Reardon, Chicago Tribune), and "the best historical novels ever written" (Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review), which "should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th century" (George Will). Set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, O'Brian's twenty-volume series centers on the enduring friendship between naval officer Jack Aubrey and physician (and spy) Stephen Maturin. The Far Side of the World, the tenth book in the series, was adapted into a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany. The film was nominated for ten Oscars, including Best Picture. The books are now available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book format. In addition to the Aubrey/Maturin novels, Patrick O'Brian wrote several books including the novels Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore, as well as biographies of Joseph Banks and Picasso. He translated many works from French into English, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir, the first volume of Jean Lacouture's biography of Charles de Gaulle, and famed fugitive Henri Cherriere's memoir Papillon. O'Brian died in January 2000.
Master and Commander By Patrick O'Brian
Master and Commanderby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.79
HMS Surprise By Patrick O'Brian
HMS Surpriseby Patrick O'Brian
New
£9.99
The Mauritius Command By Patrick O'Brian
The Mauritius Commandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
Post Captain By Patrick O'Brian
Post Captainby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.19
Desolation Island By Patrick O'Brian
Desolation Islandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
The Wine-Dark Sea By Patrick O'Brian
The Wine-Dark Seaby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.49
The Fortune of War By Patrick O'Brian
The Fortune of Warby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
The Nutmeg of Consolation By Patrick O'Brian
The Nutmeg of Consolationby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.99
Clarissa Oakes By Patrick O'Brian
Clarissa Oakesby Patrick O'Brian
New
£9.99
The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey By Patrick O'Brian
The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubreyby Patrick O'Brian
Like New
£6.49
The Reverse of the Medal By Patrick O'Brian
The Reverse of the Medalby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
The Letter of Marque By Patrick O'Brian
The Letter of Marqueby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.19
Blue at the Mizzen By Patrick O'Brian
Blue at the Mizzenby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
The Thirteen-gun Salute By Patrick O'Brian
The Thirteen-gun Saluteby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.49
The Commodore By Patrick O'Brian
The Commodoreby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
The Ionian Mission By Patrick O'Brian
The Ionian Missionby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.99
Treason's Harbour By Patrick O'Brian
Treason's Harbourby Patrick O'Brian
New
£9.99
The Far Side of the World By Patrick O'Brian
The Far Side of the Worldby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.19
The Yellow Admiral By Patrick O'Brian
The Yellow Admiralby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
Testimonies By Patrick O'Brian
Testimoniesby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£5.79
The Uncertain Land and Other Poems By Patrick O'Brian
The Uncertain Land and Other Poemsby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£5.19
Post Captain By Patrick O'Brian
Post Captainby Patrick O'Brian
Well Read
£9.79
Caesar By Patrick O'Brian
Caesarby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.49
The Hundred Days By Patrick O'Brian
The Hundred Daysby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.19
A Book of Voyages By Patrick O'Brian
A Book of Voyagesby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.99
The Road to Samarcand By Patrick O'Brian
The Road to Samarcandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£5.19
Joseph Banks By Patrick O'Brian
Joseph Banksby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£9.49
The Road to Samarcand By Patrick O'Brian
The Road to Samarcandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£2.99
Picasso By Patrick O'Brian
Picassoby Patrick O'Brian
Good
£8.99
The Catalans By Patrick O'Brian
The Catalansby Patrick O'Brian
New
£10.99
The Rendezvous and Other Stories By Patrick O'Brian
The Rendezvous and Other Storiesby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£19.79
The Final Unfinished Voyage Of Jack Aubrey By Patrick O'Brian
The Final Unfinished Voyage Of Jack Aubreyby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.19
Master and Commander By Patrick O'Brian
Master and Commanderby Patrick O'Brian
Like New
£16.19
Sir Joseph Banks By Patrick O'Brian
Sir Joseph Banksby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£12.49
Collected Short Stories By Patrick O'Brian
Collected Short Storiesby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£6.49
The Far Side of the World By Patrick O'Brian
The Far Side of the Worldby Patrick O'Brian
Well Read
£11.49
The Surgeon's Mate By Patrick O'Brian
The Surgeon's Mateby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.49
The Commodore By Patrick O'Brian
The Commodoreby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£7.49
The Mauritius Command By Patrick O'Brian
The Mauritius Commandby Patrick O'Brian
Well Read
£4.99
Pablo Ruiz Picasso By Patrick O'Brian
Pablo Ruiz Picassoby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£12.49
Blue at the Mizzen By Patrick O'Brian
Blue at the Mizzenby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.19
Beasts Royal By Patrick O'Brian
Beasts Royalby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.49
The Truelove By Patrick O'Brian
The Trueloveby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.99
Desolation Island By Patrick O'Brian
Desolation Islandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£3.49
The Catalans By Patrick O'Brian
The Catalansby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£16.99
The Road to Samarcand By Patrick O'Brian
The Road to Samarcandby Patrick O'Brian
Very Good
£4.19
The Unknown Shore By Patrick O'Brian
The Unknown Shoreby Patrick O'Brian
Like New
£4.19
Richard Temple By Patrick O'Brian
Richard Templeby Patrick O'Brian
Like New
£4.49