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The Surgeon's Mate - Patrick O'Brian
The Surgeon's Mate
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"Vividly detailed 19th-century settings and dramatic tension punctuated with flashes of wry humor make O'Brian's nautical adventure a splendid treat."—Publishers WeeklyJack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home by dispatch vessel to bring the news of their latest victory to the government.... show more
"Vividly detailed 19th-century settings and dramatic tension punctuated with flashes of wry humor make O'Brian's nautical adventure a splendid treat."—Publishers WeeklyJack 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 soon becomes menacing. The chase that follows through the fogs and shallows of the Grand Banks is as tense, and as unexpected in its culmination, as anything Patrick O'Brian has written.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393308204 (0393308200)
ASIN: 393308200
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: Aubrey & Maturin (#7)
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wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Jack is deeply dismayed when a ill-judged fling in Nova Scotia threatens to come back to England and reveal his perfidy. He's thrilled to be ordered back to sea, this time to transport his friend Stephen to co-opt a Catalan base to England's side. Meanwhile, Stephen has just returned from a trip ...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it
You may remember from [b:Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian|77426|The Fortune of War (Aubrey/Maturin Book 6)|Patrick O'Brian|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51R8YDJZZNL._SL75_.jpg|1527549] that Jack is without command after having sunk the Waakzaanheid, a Dutch 74. At home in England he finds h...
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