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Language:Chinese.Hardcover. Pub date: 1999 08 Pages: 288 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. Nineteenth novel in the Auey-Maturin series: A classic naval adventure crammed with incident. Superbly plotted and Utterly gripping You are in for the treat of your lives. Thank God for Patrick O'ian Irish TimesWith the Napoleonic wars looking all but over. Jack Auey was already on his way across the Atlantic to try his fortunes under the flag of the young Chilean republic when Napoleon escaped from Elba. Hurriedly appointed to command a squadron flying the oad pennant of a Commodore. Jack was made flag officer in all but name. to operate within and without the Mediterranean on a number of difficult and dangerous missions in an atmosphere of confused political allegiances and with whatever ships could be scraped together at a moment's notice.Conspiracy in the Adriatic. in the Berber and Arab ...
The novel is about the adventures of a Royal Navy sea captain during the Napoleonic wars. The protagonist Jack Audrey and his side kick Dr. Read morePublished on Sept. 3 2012 by MS
I have read all the volumes of Hornblower last year and decided to give O'brien a try. I don't know if all his books are like this but this is a joke compared to Forrester.Published on March 20 2000 by T. H. Plat
I love great historical fiction and O'Brian's Napoleonic era novels, although not as timely as more recently set novels like the Civil War's "Cold Mountain" or WWII's... Read morePublished on March 4 2000
About a third of the way through I thought, "O'Brian has died and they're having someone ghost-write this!" Stephen and Jack are mere caricatures. Read morePublished on Feb. 3 2000 by Pluma Seeker
While some of the reviews here have lambasted "The Hundred Days", after taking a step back and looking at it on its own rather than in the spot light pointed at his... Read morePublished on Jan. 12 2000 by Perry Clark
I finished reading "The Hundred Days", number nineteen in Patrick O'Brian's "The Aubrey-Mautrin Novels" series. Another excellent novel. Read morePublished on Jan. 5 2000
I, as countless others, noticed within pages that this book did not have the heft, color, culture or beauty of the past entries. Read morePublished on Dec 16 1999 by michael thatcher
As a dyed-in-the-wool Aubrey/Maturin devotée, and after devouring the first eighteen installments in this magnificent saga, I was quite disappointed in "The Hundred... Read morePublished on Dec 14 1999
Much of what other disappointed O'Brian fans have said about The Hundred Days is certainly true, but I think I noticed something unusual which may be a clue to "what... Read morePublished on Dec 13 1999 by David M Gottlieb