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Patrick O"Brian

A Life

by Dean King

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Owl Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7932455M
    ISBN 100805059776
    ISBN 109780805059779
    OCLC/WorldCa45997128


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Patrick O"Brian by Dean King Download PDF EPUB FB2

Patrick O’Brian received several awards and honors such as the Heywood Hill Literary Prize in for his lifetime’s writings, a CBE in and an honorary doctorate from Trinity College Dublin in Patrick preferred using ink and quill to do his work which his wife would then type for publishing.

Patrick O’Brian is the nom de plume of English novelist Richard Patrick Russ (). O’Brian is best known for his Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin series that spanned 21 novels and was adapted into the motion picture Master and Commander.

Besides the Aubrey/Maturin books, he also wrote a few standalone novels and short story collections. "Every [Aubrey-Maturin] book is packed to absolute straining with erudition, wit, history, and thunderous action." —Joe Hill.

All Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this novel of action and intrigue, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of the Red Sea.

Patrick O'Brian's work, and 'Master and Commander' in particular, is not served well by these kinds of choices. There are surprising plot elements, and ones that are foreshadowed long in advance. There are parts of the book that are light-hearted and hopeful, and parts that are very by: 2.

Patrick O’Brian () was an English novelist best known for his acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series of historical novels. Set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, O’Brian’s book series centers on the enduring friendship between naval officer Jack Aubrey and physician (and spy) Stephen Maturin.

Patrick O’Brian ( –) wrote Master and Commander, his first book to feature Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, “with intense pleasure,” as he later put it.

The novel was published inand though it initially drew little attention, over the next three decades. Patrick O'Brian, born Richard Patrick Russ in in Buckinghamshire, England, was well-known for his series of novels set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic his honors was the award of Commander of the British Empire (C.B.E.) Master and Commander is the first book of the twenty-novel series, begun in In addition to twenty volumes in the highly respected Aubrey/Maturin series, Patrick O'Brian's many books include "Testimonies," "The Golden Ocean," and "The Unknown Shore".

O'Brian also wrote acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks and translated many works from the French, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de.

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"21" (the incomplete last book) Return to the Patrick O'Brian Compendium Home Page. All content on this site. 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)/5(24).

These are the best books in Patrick O’Brian’s bibliography. The first is Master and Commander. Post Captain: This is the second novel in the Aubrey and Maturin book series. Published inthis book recounts the (mis)fortunes of the duo following the Treaty of Amiens after which peace prevails.

Free download or read online The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels (5 Volumes) pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Patrick O'Brian. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Jack Aubrey /5. I just discovered that there exists a podcast "reviewing all of the Aubrey-Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brian".Really enjoying it so far.

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Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'BrianThere are few prose stylists writing today who can compare with Patrick O'Brian for the smooth, evocative and fluid stories which come from his pen.

This book, a particularly fine example of O'Brian's craft, is part of his Aubrey/Maturin series of 5/5(5).

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He lived for many years in south west France and he died in Dublin in January Master and Commander is the first novel in the epic twenty book Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O’Brian.

This first book is listed as one of the UK’s ‘Best Loved Novels’ in a BBC poll and served as the inspiration for the Russell Crowe movie Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

If you’ve seen the movie, don’t hesitate to pick up the book – aside from the setting. All Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this novel of action and intrigue, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of the Red Sea. While Captain Aubrey worries about repairs to his ship, Stephen Maturin assumes the center stage for the dockyards and salons of Malta are alive with Napoleon's agents, and.

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The 21st novel on which Patrick O'Brian was working at the time of his death has appeared as a fragment (The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey). The twenty-book series can nevertheless be regarded as complete - the two official Admiralty orders that Jack Aubrey receives shortly after the beginning of "Master and Commander" and on the.

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Napoleonic Wars. The Royal Navy. Yawn. Novelist Nicola Griffith had low expectations when she started reading Patrick O'Brian's Master and. Patrick O’Brian, (Richard Patrick Russ), British novelist and biographer (born Dec. 12,near London, Eng.—died Jan.

2,Dublin, Ire.), wrote a highly acclaimed series of historical novels on the Napoleonic-era British Royal Navy as well as biographies of Pablo Picasso and 18th-century naturalist Sir Joseph n and he published 20 novels set during the. Browse and buy a vast selection of Patrick O'Brian Books and Collectibles on Patrick O`Brian - The Commodore - first u.k hardback printing - Harper Collins Fine jacket priced £ net.

Fine book with light bump bottom of spine - contents excellent- no inscriptions. The Gunroom is the home for a group of O'Brian's readers who enjoy discussion of O'Brian's works through the e-mail list [email protected] Here we share insights and information about the British Navy and nautical world of the early s, obsolete and unfamiliar language, Maturin's medicine, natural history, politics, geography and.

In addition to twenty volumes in the highly respected Aubrey/Maturin series, Patrick O'Brian's many novels include Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore.O'Brian has also written acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks and has translated many works from the French, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Lacouture's biography.

Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales now are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written. All eighteen books are being re-issued in hardback by HarperCollins with stunning new jackets.

Master and Commander is the first of Patrick O'Brian's now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels, regarded by many as the 4/5(3). The musings and adventures of 18th-century sailors Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin (The Ionian Missionary, The Surgeon's Mate, et. many al.) follow the winds to the South Pacific.

On this cruise: a shipboard wedding and a Polynesian dust-up. With Britain between wars for the moment, Captain Aubrey shifts his flag to The Truelove, a merchantman with a military past, and sails to Sydney and.

Patrick O'Brian, Master and Commander. In addition to twenty volumes in the highly respected Aubrey/Maturin series, Patrick O’Brian’s many books include Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore.O’Brian also wrote acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks and translated many works from the French, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir.

Shop the latest titles by Patrick O'Brian at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. The case of the novelist Patrick O'Brian, who has died in Dublin a is extraordinary in every way; remarkable for the art and historical craft of his score of stories of Nelson's navy, and Author: Guardian Staff.

Patrick O'Brian is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso. He translated many works from French into English, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir and the first volume of Jean Lacouture's biography of Charles de Gaulle.

An interview with the late author Patrick O'Brian at The Mariners' Museum, in Newport News, VA, on Ap Then Museum President and. Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of their beginning, with Master and Commander, these evocative stories are being re-issued in paperback with smart new livery.

This is the fifteenth book in the :. Patrick would have hated the concept; but just as Picasso’s genius makes him fair game for scholarship, so does O’Brian’s achievement in producing one of the greatest series of historical novels ever written (and some extremely good other fiction too).Author: Nikolai Tolstoy.