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The Yellow Admiral

Author : Patrick O'Brian
ISBN : 9780006499640
Genre : Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character)
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Life ashore may once again be the undoing of Jack Aubrey. Even Jack's exploits at sea turn sour in the storm waters off Brest. Worst of all, in the spring of 1814 peace breaks out. But Stephen Maturin returns from a mission in France with news that the Chileans require the service of English officers. Jack is savouring this reprieve for his career when he receives an urgent despatch ordering him to Gibraltar: Napoleon has escaped from Elba.

Yellow Admiral

Author : Lambert M. Surhone
ISBN : 6130362455
Genre : Science
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Yellow or Australian Admiral (Vanessa itea) is a butterfly endemic to Australia, New Zealand, Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. The M?ori name is kahukowhai, which means yellow cloak. The Yellow Admiral is a member of the family Nymphalidae, the sub-family Nymphalinae as well as the tribe Nymphalini. Medium sized butterfly, wingspan 48 to 50 mm (Tasmania), 48 to 55 mm (New Zealand). The upper side of the wings is brightly coloured but the under side is much more criptic.

The Hundred Days Vol Book 19 Aubrey Maturin Novels

Author : Patrick O'Brian
ISBN : 9780393088519
Genre : Fiction
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"One of the best novelists since Jane Austen....The Hundred Days may be the best installment yet....I give O'Brian's fans joy of it."—Philadelphia Inquirer Napoleon, escaped from Elba, pursues his enemies across Europe like a vengeful phoenix. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo. In the Balkans, preparing a thrust northwards into Central Europe to block the Russians and Austrians, a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering. They are inclined toward Napoleon because of his conversion to Islam during the Egyptian campaign, but they will not move without a shipment of gold ingots from Sheik Ibn Hazm which, according to British intelligence, is on its way via camel caravan to the coast of North Africa. It is this gold that Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin must at all costs intercept. The fate of Europe hinges on their desperate mission. "The Hundred Days is certain to delight O'Brian's fans, for whom happiness is an unending stream of Aubrey/Maturin books....[It] is a fine novel that stands proudly on the shelf with the others."—Los Angeles Times

Chambers S Journal

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924069261562
Genre : Periodicals
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Master And Commander Aubrey Maturin Series Book 1

Author : Patrick O’Brian
ISBN : 9780007429288
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 57. 90 MB
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Chamber S Journal Of Popular Literature Science And Arts

Author : William Chambers
ISBN : PRNC:32101045233275
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The Patrick O Brian Muster Book

Author : Anthony Gary Brown
ISBN : 0786455667
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Now in its second edition, this expanded work catalogs every person, animal, ship and cannon mentioned by name in the 21 books of Patrick O'Brian's series on the maritime adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. The novels, renowned for their "far-ranging web of wit and allusion," teem with thousands of characters and ships, both imaginary and historical. From Master and Commander to 21: The Unfinished Voyage, this book distinguishes the fictional from the factual, making a useful series companion for the casual reader and the most ardent fans. Each of the more than 5,000 alphabetized entries provides a reference to the novels and chapters in which the topic appears. Additionally, biographical notes on the historical figures are included, with sources provided in an annotated bibliography. Colin White, a leading British naval historian and an authority on Nelson's Navy provides a foreword.

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