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O'Brian, Patrick

| 1990

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Whether on land or at sea, can Jack Aubrey stay one step ahead of his enemies? With the Treaty of Amiens, England is at peace. At least for now. . . Accompanied by his friend, ship?s surgeon and spy Stephen Maturin, Captain Jack Aubrey has returned home to England and the life of a country gentleman. But their comfortable experience is cut short when Jack is made a pauper overnight. He flees to the continent, narrowly escaping debtor?s prison, only to find himself a hunted fugitive from Napoleon?s regime as, yet again, war looms. ?Outstanding dialogue, characterisation, humour and a golden thread of romance.? KATIE FFORDE ?The Aubrey?Maturin novels, by Patrick O?Brian, are so addictive that after I finish one I have to hide the next from myself for a little while in order to do anything else but...

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