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The Fortune of War (1979)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character); Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character); Napoleonic Wars
Publication Date 11/1/1994
Format Hardcover (8.7 mm)
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
The 6th novel in Patrick O'Brian's hugely successful Aubrey/Maturin Series

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 1812 breaks out while they are en route.  Bloody actions precipitate them both into new and unexpected scenes where Stephen's past activities as a secret agent return on hime with a vengance.
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Product Details
LoC Classification PZ3.O1285Fo
Dewey 823/.9/14
ISBN 0393037061
Edition Norton uniform ed.
Series Aubrey & Maturin Novels
Cover Price $24.00
No. of Pages 329
First Edition No
Rare No
Original Details
Original Publication Year 1979