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Treason's Harbour

Treason's Harbour

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Treason's Harbour

Treason's Harbour

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Product Overview

Product No:
17508
Author:
Patrick O'Brian
Publisher:
HarperCollins
ISBN:
9780006499237
Edition Date:
May 1997
Pages:
408
Size:
152 x 206 x 22 mm
Weight:
310 g
Format:
Paperback
Sales Rank:
29997 (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

The Jack Aubrey of Treason's Harbour has a record of successes equal to that of the most brilliant of Nelson's band of brothers, and he is no less formidable or decisive in action or strategy. But he is also wiser, kinder and gentler.

Much of the plot of Treason's Harbour depends on intelligence and counter-intelligence, a field in which Aubrey's friend Stephen Maturin excels. Through him we get a clear insight into the life and habits of the sea officers of Nelson's time.

There is plenty of action and excitement in this novel, but it is the atmosphere of a Malta crowded with senior officers waiting for news of what the French are up to, and wondering whether the war will end before their turn comes for prize money and fame, that is so freshly and vividly conveyed.

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