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The Far Side of the World - Patrick O'Brian
The Far Side of the World
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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... show more
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 Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393308624 (0393308626)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 366
Edition language: English
Series: Aubrey & Maturin (#10)
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wealhtheow rated it
Captain Aubrey of the British Royal Navy is sent to the South Seas to prevent the American frigate Norfolk from harassing English whalers. It's an excellent book all around, but there are moments of pure perfection in it. The prim parson Martin shows Maturin the letter he wants to woo his lady-lov...
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The tenth Aubrey/Maturin novel sees O'Brian on top form, probably because the action never gets further from the sea than the top of Gibralter Rock and also because The Surprise is sailed into waters new to her, allowing novelty of description and incident. O'Brian's unique style and depth of chara...
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