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By Patrick O'Brian

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The struggle of 1812 maintains, and Jack Aubrey units path for Cape Horn on a project after his personal middle: intercepting a robust American frigate outward absolute to play havoc with the British whaling alternate. Stephen Maturin has fish of his personal to fry on this planet of mystery intelligence. catastrophe in quite a few guises awaits them within the nice South Sea and within the a ways reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, homicide, and felony madness.

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