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Explores the links between naval facts and naval fiction particularly the works of Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester, showing how the life of real naval heroes compares to that portrayed in novels and films.
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Brian Lavery, the curator of ship technology at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, is the author of several books, including Nelson’s Navy (see below), Nelson and the Nile, and The Arming and Fitting of English Ships of War, 1600–1815.Review:
"...close to a 'perfect' gift for the O'Brien/Aubrey fan." -- Greenwich Times, December 4, 2003
"Every page is a broadside, with illustrations in full color, contemporary plans, drawings, engravings, maps and charts." -- Sailing, March 2004
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