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By Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1986
[New ed.] / edited with an introduction and notes by Jacques Berthoud
Written in 1915, 'The Shadow-Line' is based upon events and experiences from 27 years earlier to which Conrad returned obsessively in his fiction

By O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-
Paperback. English.
Published London: HarperCollins, 2003
The atmosphere of a Malta crowded with senior officers waiting for news of what the French are up to, and wondering if the war will end before their turn...

By O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000
Paperback. English.
Published London: HarperCollins, 1997
As The Thirteen-Gun Salute opens Jack Aubrey has been reinstated to his command, & he & his old friend Dr Maturin are sailing on a secret mission with...

By O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000
Paperback. English.
Published London: HarperCollins, 1997
Jack Aubrey is a naval officer, a post-captain of experience and capacity. When The Letter of Marque opens he has been struck off the Navy List for a...

By O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000
Hardback. English.
Published London: HarperCollins, 2004
At the time of his death, Patrick O'Brian was halfway through a novel to follow on from 'Blue at the Mizzen'. This is the first four chapters of O'Brian...

By Purser, Ann
CD. English.
Published Oxford: ISIS Soundings, 2007
It is the eve of the French Revolution and England awaits with trepidation the news from the Continent that will propel her into war again. But Lieutenant...

By Bertagna, Julie
Paperback. English.
Published London: Mammoth, 1999
Finn lives in a fishing village. He 'hears the sea' and is in love with an eco-warrior. When a trawler from the village is sunk by a submarine, everyone...

By Creech, Sharon
Paperback. English.
Published London: Macmillan Children's, 2001
The Wanderer is a sailing boat that is to take Sophie, her three uncles and two cousins from Connecticut to England. The voyage will end with a reunion...
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