This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Surprise - She is a private man-of-war, owned by Stephen Maturin, and captained by Jack Aubrey and then Tom Pullings.
HMS Diane - She is a french man-of-war who was captured by Aubrey in an audacious cutting-out expedition described in a previous novel of the series.
Batavia - This is a British colony and strong outpost, overseen by Governor Raffles.
Pulo Prabang - This is a fictional state in Malaysia, said to be fairly piratical in outlook.
The Buddhist Monastery at Kumai - This is a fictional locale in the nation...
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