Patrick O'Brian: A Life Revealed

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Patrick O'Brian, the late author of the immensely popular Aubrey-Maturin novels, zealously guarded the details of his past. Now Dean King - an expert on nautical literature and on O'Brian's novels - unveils the story of Richard Patrick Russ, a writer and intellectual who emerged from the Second World War as Patrick O'Brian, a persona created in his own imagination and later refined by decades of rumour and speculation. Drawing on interviews with relatives (including O'Brian's brother and son), friends and colleagues of his ...

Patrick O'Brian: A Life Revealed 2001, Henry Holt & Company

ISBN-13: 9780805059779

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Patrick O'Brian: A Life Revealed 2001, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780340792568

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Patrick O'Brian: A Life Revealed 2000, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805059762

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