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ᘯ Free online novels ᚹ Book By Richard O Neill 촉

ᘯ Free online novels ᚹ Book By Richard O Neill 촉 ᘯ Free online novels ᚹ Book By Richard O Neill 촉 From the moment that Master and Commander, the first of Patrick O Brian s sequence of 20 novels about the 19th century British Royal Navy officer Jack Aubrey and his surgeon colleague Stephen Maturin, was published in 1970, critics hailed his work as a masterpiece of historical recreation Called the best historical novels ever written by the New York Times, the books have sold millions of copies This first full color illustrated companion to the Aubrey Maturin series, timed to coincide with the release of the blockbuster Twentieth Century Fox film adaptation starring Russell Crowe, explains the fascinating physical details of Jack Aubrey s fictional world An in depth historical reference, it brings to life the political, cultural, and physical setting of O Brian s novels Annotated drawings, paintings, and diagrams reveal the complex parts of a ship and its rigging, weaponry, crew quarters and duties, below deck conditions, and fighting tactics, while maps illustrate the location featured in each novel.Richard O Neill is a writer and editor who has specialized in military history for the past 40 years He is the author of Suicide Squads, a history of the weapons and missions of the Special Attack units of World War II He has contributed to many books on weaponry and military history, including The Complete Encyclopedia of 20th Century Warships, The Vietnam War and, most recently, An Illustrated History of the Royal Navy He was a major contributor to Lands And Peoples, a multi volume educational work, and wrote Presidents of the United States for the Facts America series He is also the author of The Middle Ages and World War II for the Historical Facts illustrated series. Patrick O'Brian's Navy

 

    • Patrick O'Brian's Navy
    • 1.4
    • 88
    • (Anglais)
    • 0762415401
    • Richard O Neill
    • Anglais
    • 25 October 2016

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