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The Ionian mission

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: London : Collins, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despondent over debts and troubles at home, Jack Aubrey is sent to the Mediterranean to join the Royal Navy's blockade of the French port of Toulon. There, he confronts an admiral he cuckholded years before, embarks on a secret mission, becomes embroiled in political conflict, and, with his friend Stephen, faces the choppiest waters of his career.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Naval history
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0002223651 9780002223652
OCLC Number: 8765089
Awards: Winner of Heywood Hill Literary Prize 1995.
Description: 346 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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First published in 1981, a historical maritime adventure in which Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, veterans of numerous battles, find that they must draw on all their skills of seamanship in order to  Read more...

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'... full of the energy that comes from a writer having struck a vein... Patrick O'Brian is unquestionably the Homer of the Napoleonic wars.' James Hamilton-Paterson 'You are in for the treat of your Read more...

 
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