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Persons, animals, ships, and cannon in the Aubrey-Maturin sea novels of Patrick O'Brian

Author: Anthony Gary Brown
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1999.
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Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin novels are awash with names, and even the most accomplished readers often find their heads swimming in a sea of characters and allusions. Just to keep track of the fictional characters is quite a job. To catch the hundreds of literary and historical allusions is an even more daunting challenge. Yet readers who miss these allusions deprive themselves of part of the pleasure of reading
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, Anthony Gary, 1953-
Persons, animals, ships, and cannon in the Aubrey-Maturin sea novels of Patrick O'Brian.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999
(OCoLC)607269139
Named Person: Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian; Patrick O'Brian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Gary Brown
ISBN: 0786406844 9780786406845
OCLC Number: 41315527
Description: 342 p. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: by Anthony Gary Brown.

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This book catalogs every person, animal, ship and cannon mentioned by name in Patrick O'Brian's 19-volume series on the maritime adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin.  Read more...

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"an in-depth guide to many factual and fictional aspects of the Aubrey-Maturin series"--ARBA

 
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