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A Sea of Words: A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete by Dean King, John B. Hattendorf

By Dean King, John B. Hattendorf

From ablation to Zelenka—a accomplished advisor to seafaring in the course of the Napoleonic age

What is a sand-grouse, and the place does it stay? What are the clinical homes of lignum vitae, and the way did Stephen Maturin use it to fix his viola? who's Admiral Lord Keith, and why is his spouse so pleasant with Captain Jack Aubrey?

More than the other modern writer, Patrick O'Brian knew the previous. His twenty Aubrey–Maturin novels, starting with 1969's grasp and Commander, are distinctive by way of deep characterization, heart-stopping naval wrestle, and an consciousness to element that enriches and enlivens his tales. during this revised variation of A Sea of phrases, Dean King and his collaborators dive into Jack Aubrey's global. as well as their worthwhile word list, the authors offer essays at the age's politics, naval medication, and the numerous ships that Jack Aubrey sailed, sighted, and fought opposed to. For either the curious fan and the O'Brian aficionado, A Sea of phrases is a useful tome at the British Royal army.

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