Patrick O'Brian

Patrick O’Brian’s many novels include Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore, in addition to 20 volumes in the highly respected Aubrey/Maturin series. O’Brian wrote acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks and translated many works from the French, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Lacouture’s biography of Charles de Gaulle. Mr. O’Brian died in January 2000.

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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: January 22, 2002
In their 16th outing, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue a prize into the Great Southern Ocean.The story takes Maturin to South America. Caught up in a failed coup, he flees across the Andes. Aubrey makes a desperate voyage in a open boat, but bo...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: October 09, 2001
The 15th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin series.This splendid installment in Patrick O'Brian's widely acclaimed series of Aubrey/Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama. A British whaler has been captured by an ...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: August 07, 2001
We join Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, captain in the Royal Navy and surgeon/intelligence agent respectively, where we left them at the end of The Thirteen Gun Salute: shipwrecked on a remote Dutch East Indies island.Employing great enterprise, Aub...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: June 05, 2001
The 13th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin series.Captain Jack Aubrey sets sail for the South China Sea with a new lease on life. Following his dismissal from the Royal Navy (on a false accusation), he has earned reinstatement through his daring exp...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 12, 2001
"O'Brian was only 15 when [Caesar] was published, but he already possessed an instinct for deft plotting and uncomplicated narrative."―The New York TimesA stark tale encompassing the cruelty and beauty of the natural world, and a clear demonstr...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: November 07, 2000
The 10th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin seriesThe War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trad...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: October 10, 2000
The 9th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin seriesAll of Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this novel of action and intrigue, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of the Red Sea. While Captain Aubrey worrie...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home to bring news of their latest victory. But Maturin is a marked man for the havoc he caused to the French intelligence network in the New World and the British packet carrying them is shadowed by two Am...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: July 05, 2000
In this, the twentieth installment of the Aubrey/Maturin series, Napoleon has been defeated at Waterloo, and the ensuing peace takes on an ugly complexion for Captain Jack Aubrey: the desertion of nearly half his crew; and the sudden dimming of his o...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Sent to rescue Governor Bligh, former captain of HMS Bounty, Jack Aubrey sets off for Australia in the Leopold with his friend Stephen Maturin and a hold full of convicts in this fifth of the Aubrey/Maturin series.A beautiful and dangerous spy lurks ...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., arrives in the Dutch East Indies to find himself appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the navy. He and his friend Stephen Maturin take passage for England in a dispatch vessel. But the War of 18...
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Author: Patrick O'Brian | Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith
Release Date: July 05, 2000
The fourth of the Aubrey/Maturin series opens with Captain Jack Aubrey gloomily ashore on half-pay until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant. Once there he is to...
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