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Patrick O'Brian - Author


Patrick O'Brian, until his death in 2000, was one of our greatest contemporary novelists. He is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso. He is the author of many other books including Testimonies, and his Collected Short Stories. In 1995 he was the first recipient of the Heywood Hill Prize for a lifetime's contribution to literature. In the same year he was awarded the CBE. In 1997 he received an honorary doctorate of letters from Trinity College, Dublin. He lived for many years in South West France and he died in Dublin in January 2000.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Patrick O'Brian

The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels by Patrick O'Brian
The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Patrick O'Brian
Sumptuous boxed gift edition containing all 21 novels in the Aubrey/Maturin series. These five omnibus volumes, beautifully produced and boxed, contain 7,000 pages of what has often been described as a single, continuous narrative. They are a perfect tribute for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016
The Road to Samarcand Includes Noughts and Crosses, Two's Company and No Pirates Nowadays by Patrick O'Brian
The Road to Samarcand Includes Noughts and Crosses, Two's Company and No Pirates Nowadays
Patrick O'Brian
Published to celebrate what would have been Patrick O’Brian’s 100th birthday, this reissue of his first sea-faring novel also includes three short stories which haven’t been in print since they were first written in the 1930s. Published originally in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
A Book of Voyages by Patrick O'Brian
A Book of Voyages
Patrick O'Brian
An early book by Patrick O’Brian, reissued to mark the anniversary of his birth. It’s a collection of travel writing from the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, writing Patrick O’Brian loved and went on to use as background material for his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2014

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