By Patrick O'Brian
"An overwhelming, amazing novel...!"—Irish Times
Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., ashore after a winning cruise, is persuaded by means of an off-the-cuff acquaintance to make sure investments within the urban. This blameless choice ensnares him within the London legal underground and in govt espionage—the province of his buddy Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened spoil of his profession a planned plot? This darkish story is a becoming backdrop to the intense characterization and glowing discussion which O'Brian's readers have come to expect.
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The Reverse of the Medal (Vol. Book 11) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels) by Patrick O'Brian