I read this book about 25-Dec-2010. I've read this book before. The book is copyright 1994. This note was last modified Tuesday, 06-May-2014 13:21:15 PDT.
This is book 17 of the "Aubrey-Maturin" series.
This note contains spoilers for the book.
Fighting the slave trade, and the French attempt to invade Ireland and set them free of England. Even Stephen supports that, since he considers Bonaparte a horrendous tyrant.