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If you enjoyed the movie - this is the second book from the series that started it all.
O'Brien's interest in psychology went well beyond normal character development, some books contain excellent case studies of anxiety, depression, and mania.
Book Two of Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series finds Jack and Stephen ashore and shipless during the Peace of Amiens.
I like this type of novel, but it may not be to everyone's taste. As such, it is genuine nautical at its worst, excellent naval battle description on average and well developed... Read morePublished 2 days ago by On the Level
Great follow up to the first novel. Good writing, but a bit slower than the first instalment: more time on land equals less action :)Published 14 days ago by Sven
This is an all-time great book. But, having worn my original paperback to pieces, I ordered this hardcover copy. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Janet Guthrie
It's adventurous, funny at times, thoughtful and deep at others. I'm told it's historically spot on. It's just so
stinkin' hard to read! Read more
Once again Patrick O`Brian lays out a wonderful tale of intrigue and adventure. If you enjoyed the first of his Aubrey/Maturin novels you will be delighted with this story.Published 1 month ago by Mike Heys
Conflict of every kind in Post Captain and without conflict there's no point in reading a novel. I love the history learned through trials and tribulations of Aubrey and Maturin... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kevin Logan