I read this book about 12-Oct-2010. I've read this book before. The book is copyright 1988. This note was last modified Tuesday, 06-May-2014 13:22:37 PDT.
This is book 12 of the "Aubrey-Maturin" series.
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Quick reread. The Surprise as a privateer, an admiralty mission, Sethians from Shelmerston. The make themselves rich on the trial cruise alone.