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The seventeenth installment of the Aubrey/Maturin series is vintage O'Brian.
O'Brien's interest in psychology went well beyond normal character development, some books contain excellent case studies of anxiety, depression, and mania.
Now my eyes are getting old and I was so happy they finally made those books for Kindle so that I can go to sea this summer.
Another fine book full of human beings on the high seas. I say human beings because O'Brians books have intelligent people in them. Read morePublished 2 days ago by History Fan
It's amazing how these seamen lived in these ships built for war not for comfort for months and years at a time.Published 2 months ago by KENT MATHENY
This was a bit of an unusual bunch of stories, with quite a few of them on land and with much less hand to hand combat with earsplitting canon discharges. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Fred L. Houpt
I am not going to waste your time by gushing about how wonderful Patrick O'Brian is. I'm willing to bet the vast majority of reviews before and after this one are going to do that... Read morePublished 3 months ago by veracem
This series was purchased for a friend who read them years ago and is now re-reading them. he loves themPublished 4 months ago by Linda K Rowe
The book supplied is not what edition shown in the picture, is in fact an older edition from Norton - the vendor should display what is being sold. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Todd Harvey
This entire series was a joy to read, and I have made life long friends with the characters...something that one does not get to do very often in modern fiction!Published 5 months ago by John Cater