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The post-captain

John Davis

The post-captain

or, The wooden walls well manned, comprehending a view of naval society and manners

by John Davis

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Published by The Scholartis press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Davis. Edited with introduction, etc., from the third edition, 1808, by R.H. Case
ContributionsMoore, John, 1729-1802, Case, Robert Hope, 1857-
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16830660M
LC Control Number29000238

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The book begins in with the conclusion of the French Revolutionary Wars and the start of the Peace of Amiens. Commander Jack Aubrey returns to England to take up the life of a country squire. He meets the Williams family, and their cousin Diana Villiers. Post Captain is the second in the Aubrey/Maturin series and perhaps the first written with the knowledge that it was part of a series.

O'Brian's first novel in the series was published shortly after C.S. Forester's death and the publication of Pope's and Kent's first novels in their series of wooden ships and iron men.5/5(5).

The Colonial Post-Captain is the first in a planned series of novels that will follow Carlisle and Holbrooke through the Seven Years War and into the period of turbulent relations between Britain and her American colonies in the s/5.

Free download or read online Post Captain pdf (ePUB) (Aubrey & Maturin Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Patrick O'Brian.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. Post Captain is the second novel in Patrick O'Brian's beloved adventure series. The post-captain book Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, Royal Navy, taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned/5().

Post Captain is the second Aubrey-Maturin novel, and O’Brian had clearly much more of an idea that he was going to be writing something. Post-captain is an obsolete alternative form of the rank of captain in the Royal Navy. The term served to distinguish those who were captains by rank from: Officers in command of a naval vessel, who were (and still are) addressed as captain regardless of rank; Commanders, who received the title of captain as a courtesy.

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See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ 5/5(1). This is the second book in O'Brian's Aubrey series that runs for 22 novels. They are all set in the Napoleonic War period and are based on solid research of the time, the French and English navies, the incredible complexity of sailing ships, and /5.

Post Captain audiobook, by Patrick O’Brian The Peace of Amiens has left Captain Jack Aubrey with no ship, no enemy to pursue and no possibility of prize money to supplement his meager income.

But inafter Napoleon smashes the treaty, Aubrey’s decision to seek refuge from his troubles—and creditors—in France proves doubly disastrous.4/5. Post Captain (Aubrey/Maturin, #2) Published January 7th by Recorded Books Unabridged (Recorded Books), Audiobook, 20 pages.

Octo This story seemed kind of jumbled. First of all, it's obvious Aubrey gets elevated to post captain from the book's title (the same problem Tolkien complained bitterly about, that his publisher's decision to title Book 3 of LOTR "The Return of /5. Post Captain is the 2nd in the series (I'm now finishing number 4).

I will say it is very hard going at first, due to the naval terminology. The first book I read with a dictionary, a glossary of nautical terms and a sailing manual. I'm so happy I worked through it as the study of the history as it added tremendous impact to the book.5/5(2).

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A few unrelated people recommended Post Captain to me as my first entry into the series--I suspect they were mistakenly concerned about the nautical language putting me off (it doesn't--I had read and re-read all the Hornblower books a million times since like and also I've had a lot of practice at taking the sense even when I can't.

I'd heartily recommend Post Captain. While the second book in the series, this book, moreso than Master and Commander, feels like it's laying roots for the future of the series.

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The Shannon's engagement with the U.S. Chesapeake off the New England coast has resulted in victory, just another in a long string of them for Aubrey, nicknamed Lucky Jack for his tendency to win big. But Jack is less sure-footed by land than by sea.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .