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H.M.S. Surprise (1973) [Novel]
by Patrick O'Brian Rating: Weighted - 8.0 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Aubrey-Maturin Tales
Part: 3

Summary :

Third in the series of Aubrey/Maturin adventures, this book is set among the strange sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and in the distant waters ploughed by the ships of the East India Company. Aubrey is on the defensive, pitting wits and seamanship against an enemy enjoying overwhelming local superiority. But somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies the prize that could make him rich beyond his wildest dream: the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet...

Original title: H.M.S. Surprise
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Mammoth Book of Men O' War, the (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Walter Jon Williams , Herman Melville , Patrick O'Brian , Kenneth Bulmer , C.S. Forester , Richard Butler , Peter T. Garratt , Frederick Marryat , Richard Woodman , Showell Styles , Jane Jackson , John Frizell , C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne , Harriet Hudson , Michael Scott , Kenneth B. Atkinson , Walter Wood

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