Jack Aubrey returns from his duties protecting whalers off South America and is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make investments in the City on the strength of supposedly certain information. From there he is led into the worlds of the London criminal underground and government espionage.Jack Aubrey returns from his duties protecting whalers off South America and is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make investments in the City on the strength of supposedly certain information. From there he is led into the worlds of the London criminal underground and government espionage.Read Less
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...O'Brian is known for the depth of his wonderfully crafted stories amid ships. However, this one is set mainly on land but please don't let that put you off. If, like me, you love the characters, Aubrey, Maturin, Pullins, Bondon et al, then this finely drawn exposition of financial dealings will have you gripped.
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