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The reverse of the medal

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Jack Aubrey makes some bad investments which involve him with the London underworld, he must rely on Stephen Maturin, an intelligence officer on his ship, to get him out of trouble.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393309606 : 9780393309607
OCLC Number: 26498252
Notes: Originally published in 1986 by William Collins & Co., Ltd.
Description: 287 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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In the early 1800s, the British Navy stands as the only bulwark against the militant fanaticism of Napoleonic France. When Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., returns from a tour of duty protecting whalers  Read more...

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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 griefs Read more...

 
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