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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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A breathtaking collection of sea-faring tales.

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Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War (The Aubrey-Maturin Chronicles) 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.

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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.

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GOR010297646
Volume Two, The Mauritius Command / Desolation Island / The Fortune of War (The Aubrey-Maturin Chronicles) by Patrick O'Brian
Patrick O'Brian
The Aubrey-Maturin Chronicles
Used - Like New
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2009-05-28
0007319312
9780007319312
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.