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Blue at the mizzen by Patrick O"Brian

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English


  • Chile -- History -- War of Independence, 1810-1824 -- Fiction.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementPatrick O"Brian.
LC ClassificationsPR6029.B55 B57 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21550805M
ISBN 100002259591

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Blue at the Mizzen. I very much enjoyed this book but the pleasure is tinged with a little sadness knowing that it is the last full Aubrey Maturin novel. well read as always and very much makes you think that even after all this time, perhaps especially, a movie sequel with the same cast could be excellent.   The Paperback of the Blue at the Mizzen (Aubrey-Maturin Series #20) by Patrick O'Brian at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(10).   Blue at the Mizzen - Blue at the Mizzen audiobook, by Patrick O’Brian With his swashbuckling adventures, best-selling novelist Patrick O'Brian transports you to the high seas of old where privateers lurk in the mist, and great ships fight to control the waterways. Blue at the Mizzen hoists the excitement to new heights as British frigate commander Jack Aubrey stakes 4/5. O'Brian announced long ago that he hoped to write 20 volumes in his series centering on the British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and featuring Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. Along the way, he has built up a huge British following, if a lesser one in the States, although American reviewers find the series splendidly literate. And so here is vol which finds Napoleon .