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Patrick O'Brian


(Richard Patrick Russ)
UK flag (1914 - 2000)
Stepfather of Nikolai Tolstoy

In addition to twenty volumes in the highly respected Aubrey-Maturin series, Patrick O'Brian's many books include Testimonies, The Golden Ocean, and The Unknown Shore. O'Brian also wrote acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks and translated many works from the French, among them the novels and memoirs of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Lacouture's biographies of Charles de Gaulle. He passed away in January 2000 at the age of 85.
 

Genres: Historical
 
Series
Golden Ocean
   1. The Golden Ocean (1956)
   2. The Unknown Shore (1959)
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Aubrey / Maturin
   1. Master and Commander (1970)
   2. Post Captain (1972)
   3. H.M.S. Surprise (1973)
   4. The Mauritius Command (1977)
   5. Desolation Island (1979)
   6. The Fortune Of War (1980)
   7. The Surgeon's Mate (1980)
   8. The Ionian Mission (1982)
   9. Treason's Harbour (1983)
   10. The Far Side Of The World (1984)
   11. The Reverse Of The Medal (1986)
   12. The Letter Of Marque (1988)
   13. The Thirteen Gun Salute (1989)
   14. The Nutmeg Of Consolation (1991)
   15. Clarissa Oakes (1992)

     aka The Truelove

   16. The Wine-Dark Sea (1993)
   17. The Commodore (1994)
   18. The Yellow Admiral (1996)
   19. The Hundred Days (1998)
   20. Blue At The Mizzen (1999)
   21. The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey (2004)
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Novels
   Caesar (1930)
   Hussein (1938)
   Testimonies (1952)
   The Catalans (1953)
   The Road to Samarcand (1954)
   Richard Temple (1962)
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Collections
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Novellas and Short Stories
   No Pirates Nowadays (2014)
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Anthologies edited
   A Book of Voyages (2013)
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Non fiction
   Men-of-War (1974)
   Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1976)
   Joseph Banks (1993)
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Omnibus editions
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Patrick O'Brian recommends
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The Guardship (2000)
(Thomas Marlowe, book 1)
James L Nelson
"A master of his period and the English language..."

Anthologies containing stories by Patrick O'Brian
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Men O'War (2003)
Stories from the Glory Days of Sail
edited by
Mike Ashley
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The Mammoth Book of Men O' War (1999)
Stories from the Glory Days of Sail
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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