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H.M.S. Surprise (Aubrey & Maturin #3) Amid Sights And Smells Of The Indian Subcontinent Explore Ships Of The East India Company Aubrey Is On The Defensive, Pitting Wits And Seamanship Against An Enemy Enjoying Overwhelming Local Superiority Somewhere In The Indian Ocean Lies The Prize That Could Make Him Rich Ships Sent By Napoleon To Attack The China Fleet. [Download] ➼ The End (The 30-Day Collective Book 1) ➾ Ellen A. Easton – Mgiworx.co.uk Pitting Wits And Seamanship Against An Enemy Enjoying Overwhelming Local Superiority Somewhere In The Indian Ocean Lies The Prize That Could Make Him Rich Ships Sent By Napoleon To Attack The China Fleet.


About the Author: Patrick O'Brian

Patrick O Brian s acclaimed Aubrey Maturin series of historical novels has been described as a masterpiece David Mamet, New York Times , addictively readable Patrick T Reardon, Chicago Tribune , and the best historical novels ever written Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review , which should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th century George Will.Set in the Patrick O Brian s acclaimed Aubrey Maturin series of historical novels has been described as a masterpiece David Mamet, New York Times , addictively readable Patrick T Reardon, Chicago Tribune , and the best historical novels ever written Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review , which should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th century George Will.Set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, O Brian s twenty volume series centers on the enduring friendship between naval officer Jack Aubrey and physician and spy Stephen Maturin The Far Side of the World, the tenth book in the series, was adapted into a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany The film was nominated for ten Oscars, including Best Picture The books are now available in hardcover, paperback, and e book format.In addition to the Aubrey Maturin novels, Patrick O Brian wrote several books including the novels Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore, as well as biographies of Joseph Banks and Picasso He translated many works from French into English, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir, the first volume of Jean Lacouture s biography of Charles de Gaulle, and famed fugitive Henri Cherriere s memoir Papillon O Brian died in January 2000 The Aubrey Maturin Series on Goodreads



10 thoughts on “H.M.S. Surprise (Aubrey & Maturin #3)

  1. says:

    My favorite of the first three novels and perhaps of the entire series HMS Surprise deftly combines the best aspects of the first two books Love, friendship and war Frankly, there s so much going on it s hard to believe O Brian fits it all in comfortably The amazing thing about this book is how it takes you on


  2. says:

    Surely man in general is born to be oppressed or solitary, if he is to be fully humanPatrick O Brian, HMS SurpriseJack, you have debauched my slothPatrick O Brian, H.M.S SurpriseSo, I am now three books into the Aubrey Maturin series and the books are only getting better Master and Commander and Post Captain were 459 to


  3. says:

    3 3.5 starsAs the rating attests I enjoyed this book, but I am not sure if I will ever be one of the rabid legion of fans enamoured of Patrick O Brian s work I certainly enjoyed this book muchthan I did Master and Commander which, quite frankly, I found opaque and uninteresting I also skipped over the second book in the series s


  4. says:

    Thus to the Eastern wealth through storms we go But now, the Cape once doubled, fear noA constant trade wind will securely blow,And gently lay us on the spicy shore HMS Surprise is the name of the latest command of Captain Jack Aubrey, a frigate with a ragtag crew sent on a solitary mission to the Indian Ocean The book debuts with a mess


  5. says:

    Jack, you have debauched my sloth.


  6. says:

    I like listening to this book better than reading it, I think This one is steeped in the emotional lives of Jack and Stephen It s the first that really starts showing us how deeply these men feel about each other and the others they care about, and hearing it rather than reading it adds a level of intimacy that increases the novel s emotional satisfaction


  7. says:

    In praising Patrick O Brian s Aubrey Maturin books I am on well trodden ground In a sense, it is superfluous to do so so many people, of such varied and excellent taste, have praised these books to the skies that further lauds from the modest likes of me are hardly necessary Still, I m glad to add my words These stories concern Jack Aubrey, a ship captain in the E


  8. says:

    This, the third of Patrick O Brian s Aubrey Maturin series, gave me great pleasure in reading This came surely in part by again meeting the old, well loved figures of the previous two books It s true too that this is my third reading of the series as a whole, so a kind of nostalgia was partly in play However that was certainly not all there was to it.This book includes som


  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Quite possibly the finest of the entire 20 volume Aubrey Maturin series by Patrick O Brian, partly because the character of Stephen Maturin is so ruthlessly exposed First, his attachment to Diana Villiers comes to a head Second, his utter devastation after the death of Dil And, finally, his duel with Ca


  10. says:

    I m not going to add all twenty O Brians here, because I don t really have individual reviews for them All twenty just stand in my mind as one long reading experience of near unalloyed pleasure But H.M.S SUR...


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