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|Description:||325 p. ; 20 cm.|
|Series Title:||Aubrey/Maturin novels.|
The best historical novels ever written... On every page Mr. O Brian reminds us with subtle artistry of the most important of all historical lessons: that times change but people don t, that the
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Remembering Why I'm Here
I read Desolation Island by Patrick O’Brian. In this novel one of the things that O’Brien is trying to show the readers is what it means to be a true ship Captain. The novel discusses the hardships of going underway and leaving a family at home, but yet staying true to the crew and being...
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