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HMS Surprise
  • ISBN: 9780006499176
  • Pages: 416
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Binding: Paperback

HMS Surprise

The Aubrey/Maturin Series: Book III

Patrick O’Brian

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How far will a man go in the name of revenge, honour, love or simple survival?

Far from familiar seas, Captain Jack Aubrey and his crew must test themselves to the very limits of human endurance. Following a daring rescue, Jack Aubrey accepts a new command and a new commission to a far-flung destination. Ahead of him and his crew are the new sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and the terrifying hazards of an archipelago of islands in the East Indies, where their French enemies have near overwhelming superiority.

O’Brian’s World

O’Brian’s mastery of language is most wonderful of all. He manages to capture that mixture of toughness and grace which, for me at least, makes formal eighteenth-century English so attractive....

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