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wine-dark sea

by Patrick O"Brian

  • 61 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

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

    • About the Edition

      1st American ed.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick O"Brian.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6029.B55 W5 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination261 p. ;
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1394297M
      ISBN 100393035581
      LC Control Number93001521

        Thomas Cahill's ''Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea'' is the fourth book in a best-selling series that treats Western history as a long chain of gift-giving to the world, where the gifts are art.   'The Wine Dark Sea' is a fabulous collection by an unjustly neglected author. Robert Aickman writes stories unparalleled by any other writer. It's not hyperbole to call him the finest spooky story writer of the 20th century. This particular collection, published several years after Aickman's death, gathers together several of his later by: 1.

      This book is actually book 4, of a 5-novel circumnavigation of the globe sieries within his greater 20 book (21 if you count his last unfinished novel) Aubrey-Maturin series. There is some nice sailing, and the wine-dark sea section happens to appear at a point when some volcanic activity is happening nearby (which given the location of most of. Over the Wine Dark Sea is a historical novel by H.N. Turteltaub (a pseudonym of Harry Turtledove), first published by Forge Books in November The book was reissued under the author's real name as a trade paperback and ebook by Phoenix Pick in It takes place in the years shortly after the death of Alexander the Great, and centers on a pair of Greek cousins from Rhodes, Menedemos and.

        Listen to your favorite songs from Wine Dark Sea by Jolie Holland Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.   The Wine-dark Sea (Book): O'Brian, Patrick: At the outset of this adventure filled with disaster and delight, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue an American privateer through the Great South Sea. The strange color of the ocean reminds Stephen of Homer's famous description, and portends an underwater volcanic eruption that will create a new island overnight and leave an indelible.


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