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reverse of the medal.

Patrick O"Brian

reverse of the medal.

by Patrick O"Brian

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Collins, 1986.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6065.B63
The Physical Object
Pagination261p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18192517M
ISBN 100002227339

The Reverse of the Medal, Patrick O’Brian’s eleventh book in his Aubrey-Maturin series, picks up shortly after the events of The Far Side of The World, with Captain Jack Aubrey returning the HMS Surprise to England, where the aging ship will be sold out of the service and possibly reduced to scrap. A sense of melancholy overhangs the events of this novel, both with the /5(19). The cover of Reverse of the Medal differs from other Geoff Hunt covers in that it is primarily land-based, it does not portray any scene from the book, and it is not entirely original. Hunt acknowledges that he has based the composition upon the early 19th century illustration 'Portsmouth Point' by Thomas Rowlandson.

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