The Reverse of the MedalUnknown - 1994
Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the City. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage--the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot? This dark tale is a fitting backdrop to the brilliant characterization and sparkling dialogue which O'Brian's readers have come to expect.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1994, c1986.
Edition: Norton uniform ed.
Branch Call Number: F O'Bri
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 22 cm.
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