H.M.S. Surprise

H.M.S. Surprise

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Baker & Taylor
After rescuing a friend from French torture chambers, Captain Aubrey attempts to save the British merchant fleet in the Indian Ocean

Norton Pub
"The best historical novels ever written."—Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review
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 dreams: the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet...

Publisher: New York : Norton, 1991
Copyright Date: ©1973
ISBN: 9780393307610
Branch Call Number: FIC O'Brian, P 100.3 1991
Characteristics: 379 pages ; 20 cm


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