Patrick O'Brian

Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series of historical novels has been described as "a masterpiece" (David Mamet, New York Times), "addictively readable" (Patrick T. Reardon, Chicago Tribune), and "the best historical novels ever written" (Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review), which "should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th century" (George Will).Set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, O'Brian's twenty-volume series centers on the enduring...See more

Personality Profile For Patrick O'Brian

The following is a personality profile of Patrick O'Brian based on his work.

Patrick O'Brian is heartfelt and confident.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Patrick O'Brian is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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