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  Blue at the Mizzen Almost three decades after commencing his maritime epic with Master and Commander, Patrick O'Brian is still at it. The 20th episode, Blue at the Mizzen, is another swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, complete with romantic escapades from smoggy London to Sierra Leone, diplomacy, espionage, the... Read more

  Master and Commander The opening salvo of the Aubrey-Maturin epic, in which the surgeon introduces himself to the captain by driving an elbow into his ribs during a chamber-music recital. Fortunately for millions of readers, the two quickly make up. Then they commence one of the great literary voyages of our century,... Read more

  Hundred Days The year is 1815, and Europe's most unpopular (not to mention tiniest) empire-builder has escaped from Elba. In The Hundred Days, it's up to Jack Aubrey--and surgeon-cum-spymaster Stephen Maturin--to stop Napoleon in his tracks. How? For starters, Aubrey and his squadron have been dispatched to the... Read more

  Post Captain The year is 1803, and that scalawag Napoleon Bonaparte has gone to war again. For Captain Jack Aubrey, who has fled to France to escape his creditors, this is doubly alarming news. In short order the captain is interned, makes his escape across the French countryside, and leads a ship into battle.... Read more

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    Patrick O'Brian Discussion Archives - Archives of listerserv dedicated to discussion of the works of Patrick O'Brian.

    A Guide for the Perplexed - Subtitled "Translations of All 'Non-English' Phrases in Patrick O'Brian's Sea-Tales", this is an invaluable resource for those among us who lack one or more of the eight plus languages found throughout the Aubrey/Maturin series.

    Patrick O'Brian Web Resources - The comprehensive guide to POB related information.

    The Patrick O'Brian Page - Official site from W.W. Norton & Co. (POB's American publisher). Includes information on the POB listserv, a short FAQ, copies of the POB newsletter, and a discussion forum.

    The Roast Beef of Old England - Music and lyrics from the Aubrey/Maturin series, including such favorites as "Heart Of Oak" and "The Roast Beef of Old England" along with a section of bosun's calls and even a few cannon shots.

    Patrick O'Brian Books - A complete, annotated list of books by and about Patrick O'Brian, with shopping links. Includes a glossary of terms for the Aubrey-Maturin series.

    Patrick O'Brian Discussion List Home Page - E-mail discussion forum for fans of O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin books

    O'Pinions & O'Bservations O' O'Bscure O'Briania - Reviews and comments on the short stories and other obscure writings of Patrick O'Brian.


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