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The 15th installment in Patrick O'Brian's extensively claimed sequence of Aubrey/Maturin novels is in equivalent elements secret, event, and mental drama.

A British whaler has been captured through an bold leader within the sandwich islands at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey, R. N., Is dispatched with the Surprise to revive order. yet stowed away within the cable-tier is an escaped woman convict. To the officials, Clarissa Harvill is an item of awkward courtliness and unsafe jealousies. Aubrey himself is received over and certainly strongly drawn to this girl who won't communicate of her prior. yet simply Aubrey's good friend, Dr. Stephen Maturin, can fathom Clarissa's secrets and techniques: her crime, her character, and a clue deciding on a hugely put English secret agent within the pay of Napoleon's intelligence service.

In an exciting finale, Patrick O'Brian gives you all of the pleasure his many readers count on: Aubrey and the team of the Surprise impose a brutal pax Britannica upon the islanders in a pitched conflict opposed to a band of headhunting cannibals.

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