Award-winning English novelist Patrick O'Brian is best known for his meticulously researched and highly detailed Aubrey-Maturin series, which follows the friendship between Royal Navy Captain Jack Aubrey and Irish-Catalan physician Stephen Maturin, who joins Aubrey's crew as the ship's surgeon.
What does POB stand for?
POB stands for Patrick O'Brian (author)
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- Pacific Overseas Air Technical Service Command (US Navy)
- Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State
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- Professional Officers' Association Victoria (Australia)
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- Parade Of Bands
- Paris Opera Ballet
- Parti Ouvrier Belge (French: Belgian Labor Party)
- Passenger on Board
- Pat on Back
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Patrick O'Brian, a writer for whom I have a huge admiration, has written that 'the communal mind, even where the community is made up of unthinking and illiterate men, is very nearly infallible as a Council.
Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Atwood leavened with Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens or Daniel Silva; James Joyce, Jane Austen and Peter Temple mixed in with a little Kathy Reichs, Patrick O'Brian, Eva Ibbotson or Stephen Donaldson.
This is a story of daring and intrigue worthy of Patrick O'Brian and a fascinating slice of history.
Master and Commander, by Patrick O'Brian One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.
The new foreword calls Russell the Patrick O'Brian (author of the popular novel Master & Commander) of his age.
Don't tell me about rears and vices; I have been in the Navy all my life': Profligacy on the High Seas in Jane Austen and Patrick O'Brian.
Based on the novels by Patrick O'Brian and directed by Peter Weir, Master and Commander is a wonderful study of the complex nature of human relations as well as graphically demonstrating the harsh environment ships' crews had to live and work in.