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Treason's Harbour (Aubrey/Maturin Book 9) - Patrick O'Brian
Treason's Harbour (Aubrey/Maturin Book 9)
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"The finest writer of sea-stories in the English language."—J. de Courcy IrelandAll 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... show more
"The finest writer of sea-stories in the English language."—J. de Courcy IrelandAll 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 intelligence network is compromised. Maturin's cunning is the sole bulwark against sabotage of Aubrey's daring mission.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393308631 (0393308634)
ASIN: 393308634
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Aubrey & Maturin (#9)
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
4.0 Treason's Harbour
I never really have much to say about these books. They're always a delight to read, and this one continues the same.
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
The continuing adventures of Dr.Maturin and his bff, Captain Aubrey of the Royal Navy. This is a particularly endearing look at them, because both are in fine form. Aubrey is able to showcase his incredible seamanship, strategy, and leadership, while Maturin's naturalist excusions are a humorous c...
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
3.0 Treason's Harbour
This is my third time reading Treason's Harbor and yet...While O'Brian is one of my favorite authors, this is not one of my favorite books of his. It's unbalanced, lacking the physical action of the other books in the Aubrey/Maturin series. More time is devoted to matters of intelligence and spying,...
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