Now in its second edition, this expanded work catalogs every person, animal, ship and cannon mentioned by name in the 21 books of Patrick O'Brian's series on the maritime adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. The novels, renowned for their qfar-ranging web of wit and allusion, q teem with thousands of characters and ships, both imaginary and historical. From Master and Commander to 21: The Unfinished Voyage, this book distinguishes the fictional from the factual, making a useful series companion for the casual reader and the most ardent fans. Each of the more than 5, 000 alphabetized entries provides a reference to the novels and chapters in which the topic appears. Additionally, biographical notes on the historical figures are included, with sources provided in an annotated bibliography.... old imperial charisma (HD lt/ Once in his capital he resumed the position of Emperor for the famous a#39;hundred daysa#39; and struck ... Forced to abdicate in favour of his brother-in-law General Murat in 1808, in that same year he became King of Spain, ... Promoted a Marshal de France in 1850, in 1852 he was made President of the Senate and given the title a#39;First Prince of ... Napoleon s son by his second Empress, Marie-Louise of Austria, Napoleon Francois Charles Joseph (1811- 1832), anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Patrick O'Brian Muster Book|
|Author||:||Anthony Gary Brown|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2006-01-01|