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The Letter of Marque Summary
Patrick O'Brian

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The Letter of Marque Summary

Plot Summary

Jack Aubrey is penniless and disgraced, wrongly convicted of crimes and discharged from the Royal Navy. Stephen Maturin, Aubrey's particular friend, has purchased Surprise, a frigate recently sold out of the naval service. Maturin refits Surprise and Aubrey commands her on a series of short but lucrative raids. Aubrey's situation improves over time, and he is reinstated in the Royal Navy, while Maturin travels to Sweden and is reconciled with his beautiful wife Diana.

At the opening of the novel Jack Aubrey is penniless and disgraced. He has been convicted of crimes he did not commit and has been discharged from the Royal Navy. Stephen Maturin is wealthy but unhappy because he is estranged from his beautiful wife Diana Villiers, who has traveled to Sweden under the protection of a handsome man named Jagiello. Maturin has the good fortune of purchasing Surprise, a frigate being sold out of...

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