Letter of Marque

Letter of Marque

Aubrey/Maturin #12
by Patrick O'Brian
Trade Paperback, 284 pages
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Historical Setting: Europe, early 1800s

Stripped of his rank and without a ship, Jack Aubrey assumes command of a privateer, hoping to redeem himself and win reinstatement in the British Navy. With his crony, ship's physician Stephen Maturin, he sets out on what proves to be a harrowing adventure in his old ship, the "Surprise," which Stephen has purchased with his newly inherited wealth. And, on top of that, he and Diana Villiers are expecting a child.

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Summary: Kicked out of the Navy, Jack Aubrey outfits his own ship and goes back to see as a privateer captain.

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