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Titre : POST CAPTAIN
Éditeur : Collins, London
Date d'édition : 1972
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Good
Edition : First Edition, First Impression.
d/j bumped and chipped, closed tear to top front of d/j, few small stains to top edge of book and ffep, pages clean and bright Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 4635
Synopsis : This is the Cassette audiobook library edition.
The excitement continues in Post Captain, the second installment of Patrick O'Brian's highly acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin series, following Master and Commander.
In 1803, Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned. He escapes from France, from debtor's prison, and from a possible mutiny and pursues his quarry straight into the mouth of a French-held harbor. Stephen Maturin's struggles, with himself as much as with a proud and intelligent woman, are woven into Aubrey's, straining their friendship at times to the breaking point.
Critique: The year is 1803, and that scalawag Napoleon Bonaparte has gone to war again. For Captain Jack Aubrey, who has fled to France to escape his creditors, this is doubly alarming news. In short order the captain is interned, makes his escape across the French countryside, and leads a ship into battle. And again, his adventures are cleverly counterpointed by those of his alter ego Stephen Maturin.
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