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The Mauritius command

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    155,557

    StatementPatrick O"Brian.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23269540M
    ISBN 100393037045


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The Mauritius Command is, without a doubt, my absolute favorite book in the Aubrey/Maturin series. It is a pure naval story without any boring landlocked courtship or legal issues (cough, cough, Post Captain cough).Cited by: 3.

The Mauritius Command book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command— /5. The Mauritius Command is, without a doubt, my absolute favorite book in the Aubrey/Maturin series.

It is a pure naval story without any boring landlocked courtship or legal issues (cough, cough, Post Captain cough)/5(). The Mauritius Command is one of the best books in the series.

Almost the entire book takes place at sea. A few of the earlier book got bogged down whenever the lead character, naval officer Jack Aubrey, steps onto land, but at soon as 5/5(5).

During the Napoleonic wars, Captain Jack Aubrey reaches middle age and is beached with domesticity: wife, daughters, mother-in-law, several servants, all packed into a little cottage like the Black Hole—and on half-pay.

Britain's out to dominate France in the South Indian ocean, and so when Jack is offered command of the newly refitted frigate Boadicea, he jumps at the. In The Mauritius Command, Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half-pay without a command until his friend, occasional intelligence agent Stephen Maturin, arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a Commodore's pennant.

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The Mauritius Command Simply put: O'Brian is the best historical novelist ever, and Tim Piggot-Smith is the best reader of his work. I couldn't care less about the sea -- but O'Brian's description of it grips me. His characters pulse and live, and his descriptions of their lives and times make you an eager participant.

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The Mauritius Command, fourth book in Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series, follows Captain Jack Aubrey as he and Stephen embark on a mission to retake islands off Mauritius and install a royal the way, Admiral Bertie promotes Aubrey to commodore of the fleet, which offers insight into a different side of battles during the Napoleonic Wars, but also removes /5(43).

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The Mauritius Command Summary. Captain Jack Aubrey is appointed Commodore and sent to capture the French-held islands of La Reunion and Mauritius. Using a small fleet and drawing support from the British-held island of Rodriguez, Aubrey.

Mauritius Command is extremely complicated. There are many equally complex scenes throughout the series, but none of the books are as complex overall. All-in-all it's a weird one.

Probably more like Master and Commander than any other book because of the deep look into the strangely noble and ignoble Clonfert (similar to Dillon in M&C). The Mauritius Command, fourth book in Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series, follows Captain Jack Aubrey as he and Stephen embark on a mission to retake islands off Mauritius and install a royal governor.

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"Jack's assignment: to capture the Indian Ocean islands of Réunion and Mauritius from the French. That campaign forms th 5/5. The Mauritius Command. Author:O’Brian, Patrick. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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After a layoff, I returned to the series and while I enjoyed The Mauritius Command, I thought there was somewhat of a /5(16). In the fourth book of the series, Captain Aubrey flees Ashgrove Cottage to Capetown, to hoist a pennant on the a temporary Commodore, three captains are his to manage and command: stalwart Pym of the Sirius, the flogging Captain Corbett of Néréide, and the dashing Captain Scroggs Lord Clonfert of the mission: seize Mauritius and Réunion from the.

― Patrick O'Brian, quote from The Mauritius Command “It was quite unlike their friendly discourse of some days before, and presently Stephen grew sadly bored: lies or half-lies, he reflected, had a certain value in that they gave a picture of what the man would wish to seem; but a very few were enough for that.

The Mauritius Command. Hi all!. Currently reading the fourth book in the series, and I’m trying to connect it to real world theorists. If you could pin Lucky Jack Aubrey’s style to a theorist would it be Mahan, Corbett, or Callwell.

The Mauritius Command - The Mauritius Command audiobook, by Patrick O’Brian Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command - until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore’s pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held islands of Mauritius and La REunion.

But the. The Mauritius command (Book) Average Rating. Author: O'Brian, Patrick, Series: Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin novels volume 4. Status: On Shelf. Athens Drive Community - Adult Fiction.

OBRIAN. Fuquay-Varina Community - Adult Fiction. OBRIAN. Leesville Community - Adult Fiction. OBRIAN Quick Copy View. Decision to attack Mauritius at once - narrow channel guarded by Ile de la Passe - Stephen joins Néréide, nearly drowned, gets to know Clonfert - Pym, in command, takes battery - manatee/dugong/mermaid - Stephen and Clonfert ashore, Stephen subverting, Clonfert attacking at random - distasteful gunroom - dodo - French arrive - bungled action.

‘The Mauritius Command is outstanding’ Observer About the author Patrick O’Brian, until his death inwas one of our greatest contemporary novelists. He is the author of the acclaimed Aubrey–Maturin tales and the biographer of Joseph Banks and Picasso/5(29).

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The Mauritius Command () About book: I'm cruising through the Patrick O'Brian Aubrey/Maturin series which comprise a mighty set of enjoyable, well-researched yarns set at sea during the Napoleonic wars early in the nineteenth century.

The connecting thread is the career of a John-Bull archetype, Captain Jack Aubrey, in the company of his best friend, ship's surgeon /5(3). The plot of The Mauritius Command is based on a real naval campaign in the Indian Ocean (the Mauritius Campaign ofpart of the Napoleonic Wars) and I think this is possibly why I didn’t get on as well with this book as I did with the previous ones.

Sticking so closely to historical events meant less time was spent on fictional. The Mauritius Command (Volume Book 4) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels) by Patrick O'Brian.

ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Details; Reviews "Jack's assignment: to capture the Indian Ocean islands of Réunion and Mauritius from the French. That campaign forms the narrative thread of this rollicking sea saga.

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MAURITIUS COMMAND (VOL. BOOK 4) (AUBREY/MATURIN NOVELS) By Patrick O'brian -. The Mauritius Command is a historical naval novel by Patrick O'Brian.

It is fourth in the series of stories that follow the partnership of Captain Jack Aubrey and the naval surgeon Stephen Maturin.

It retells in fictional form the real campaign carried out by the Royal Navy in under Commodore Josias Edition: 1st Edition.Based on the actual campaign in the Indian Ocean in'The Mauritius Command' is a gripping evocation in authentic detail of naval life of the period.

Review ''Patrick O'Brian presents the lost arcana of that hard-pressed, cruel, courageous world with an immediacy that makes its workings both comprehensible and fascinating/5(3).The Mauritius Command is the fourth book of the Aubrey-Maturin series of Novels. Plot Edit. Jack Aubrey is on half-pay at home with his wife Sophie, his twin baby girls, and shrewish mother-in-law Mrs e being happy with his wife and kids, he misses the sea and command.

His spirits are lifted when Stephen Maturin comes to call, and brings great news.