Patrick O'Brian


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    Historical

    Aug-2007

    An archaeological expedition with a cargo of priceless jade is pursued across the Gobi Desert into the snows of Tibet. This story begins where Patrick O'Brian's devoted fans would want it to, with a sloop in the South China Sea barely surviving a ...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-2006

    The protagonist of this World War II novel is a prisoner of the German army in France. In order to keep himself sane while denying the charges and absorbing the beatings of his captors, Richard Temple conducts a minute examination -- one might almost...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2005

    A dark story of love and betrayal set against the brilliant colors of the Catalan country in southern France. This novel, long out of print, is a powerful successor to Testimonies, Patrick O'Brian's first novel written for adults. It is set in tha...

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    Historical

    Nov-2004

    Patrick O Brian s twenty-one-volume Aubrey/Maturin series has delighted generations of devoted fans, inspired a blockbuster film, and sold millions of copies in twenty-four languages. These five omnibus volumes, beautifully produced and boxed, contai...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-2004

    Aubrey/Maturin - 21

    In response to the interest of millions of O'Brian fans, here is the final, partial installment of the Aubrey/Maturin series--the proposed follow-up to Blue at the Mizzen. These are the three chapters left on O'Brian's desk at the time of his death, ...

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    Suspense

    Jul-2003

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2002

    After the untimely death of his father, Mike Sheridan learns to live again. A city firefighter working near Chicago, Sheridan enters a particularly perilous summer where everything is not as it seems. His nephew is baptized into the fire department, ...

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    Thriller

    Jul-2002

    Firefighter Paul Clouse is the prime suspect when his wife of six years is brutally murdered on Halloween night.Working to restore the historic West Baden Springs Hotel, Clouse soon learns his friends and the hotel are targeted by a murderer disguise...

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    Suspense

    Jun-2002

    Gas is poured. A match is lit. Another church crumbles to the ground in a heap of ashes and embers. With plans to retire in the near future, Fire Marshal Rich Goeller is drawn into one final case that will define his legacy as an arson investigator. ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    A stark tale encompassing the cruelty and beauty of the natural world, and a clear demonstration of the storytelling gift that would later flower in the Aubrey/Maturin series. When he was fourteen years old and beset by chronic ill health, Patrick O'...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    Of this early work, published when he was in his early twenties, Patrick O'Brian writes in a foreword: "In the writing of the book I learnt the rudiments of my calling: but more than that, it opened a well of joy that has not yet run dry." The story ...

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    Action Adventure

    Nov-1999

    Aubrey/Maturin - 20

    Napoleon has been defeated at Waterloo, and the ensuing peace brings with it both the desertion of nearly half of Captain Aubrey's crew and the sudden dimming of Aubrey's career prospects in a peacetime navy. When the Surprise is nearly sunk on her w...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1998

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-1998

    Aubrey/Maturin - 19

    Napoleon, escaped from Elba, pursues his enemies across Europe like a vengeful phoenix. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo. In the...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-1996

    Aubrey/Maturin - 18

    Life ashore may once again be the undoing of Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy, in Patrick O'Brian's long-awaited sequel to his bestseller The Commodore. It is 1814; with the coming of peace and for several other reasons his future at the admiral...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-1996

    Aubrey/Maturin - 17

    Having survived their adventure in the Great South Sea, Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin now return to England. For Jack it is a happy homecoming, but for Stephen disastrous: his little daughter appears to be autistic, incapable of speech or c...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1995

    The Wager was parted from Anson's squadron in the fierce storms off Cape Horn and struggled alone up the coast of Chile until she was driven against the rocks and sank. The survivors were soon involved in trouble of every kind. A surplus of rum, a di...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1994

    Although the tone of this collection ranges effortlessly from the humorous to the dramatic, the most characteristic and memorable stories often have to do with a glimpse of savage, destructive forces through the fragile shell of human civilization. T...

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    General Fiction

    May-1994

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-1993

    Aubrey/Maturin - 16

    At the outset of this adventure, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue a heavy American privateer through the Great South Sea. Their ship, the Surprise, is now also a privateer, the better to escape diplomatic complications from Stephen's mission, w...

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-1992

    Aubrey/Maturin - 13

    Captain Jack Aubrey sets sail for the South China Sea, shepherding a diplomatic mission to prevent links between Bonaparte and the Malay princes. Stephen Maturin climbs the Thousand Steps of the sacred crater of the orangutans; a killer typhoon catch...

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    Action Adventure

    May-1992

    Aubrey/Maturin - 15

    A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the Sandwich Islands at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order. But stowed away in the cable-tier is an escaped female convict. To the office...

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    Action Adventure

    Nov-1991

    Aubrey/Maturin - 8

    Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, veterans now of many battles, return in this novel to the seas where they first sailed as shipmates. But Jack is now a senior captain commanding a line-of-battle ship in the Royal Navy's blockade of Toulon, and this i...

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-1991

    Aubrey/Maturin - 5

    Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy--and a treacherous disease th...

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-1991

    Aubrey/Maturin - 14

    Shipwrecked on a remote island, Captain Aubrey and the crew of the Diane fashion a schooner from the wreck, only to have their makeshift vessel burned in an attack by Malay pirates. Their escape from this predicament is one that only the ingenuity of...

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    Action Adventure

    1988

    Aubrey/Maturin - 12

    Captain Jack Aubrey, a brilliant and experienced officer, has been struck off the list of post-captains for a crime he did not commit. His old friend Stephen Maturin, usually cast as a ship's surgeon to mask his discreet activities on behalf of Briti...

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    Action Adventure

    1986

    Aubrey/Maturin - 11

    Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the City. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage--the provin...

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    Action Adventure

    1984

    Aubrey/Maturin - 10

    It is still the War of 1812. Patrick O'Brian takes his hero Jack Aubrey and his tetchy, sardonic friend Stephen Maturin on a voyage as fascinating as anything he has ever written. They set course across the South Atlantic to intercept a powerful Amer...

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    Action Adventure

    1983

    Aubrey/Maturin - 9

    All of 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 assu...

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    Action Adventure

    1980

    Aubrey/Maturin - 7

    Jack 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 att...

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    Action Adventure

    1979

    Aubrey/Maturin - 6

    Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., arrives in the Dutch East Indies to find himself appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy. He and his friend Stephen Maturin take passage for England in a dispatch vessel. But the War of 18...

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    Action Adventure

    Jan-1977

    Aubrey/Maturin - 4

    Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command--until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held isla...

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    Action Adventure

    Jan-1973

    Aubrey/Maturin - 3

    Third in the series of Aubrey-Maturin adventures, this book is set among the strange sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and in the distant waters ploughed by the ships of the East India Company. Aubrey is on the defensive, pitting wits and...

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    Action Adventure

    1972

    Aubrey/Maturin - 2

    "We've beat them before and we'll beat them again." In 1803 Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned. He escapes from France, from debtors' prison, from a possible m...

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    Action Adventure

    1970

    Aubrey/Maturin - 1

    This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R. N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against the thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of life...

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    Action Adventure

    1956

    Commodore (later Admiral) Anson's fateful circumnavigation of the globe in 1740 is the background to The Golden Ocean, Patrick O'Brian's first historical sea novel. Peter Palafox, son of a poor Irish parson, signs on as a midshipman, never before hav...

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    Historical

    1952

    Joseph Pugh, sick of Oxford and of teaching, decides to take some time off to live in a wild and beautiful Welsh farm valley. There he falls physically ill and is nursed back to health by Bronwen Vaughn, the wife of a neighboring farmer. Slowly, unwi...

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    General Fiction

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