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By Patrick O'Brian

ISBN-10: 0007429363

ISBN-13: 9780007429363

"The dating [between Aubrey and Maturin]...is concerning the smartest thing afloat....For Conradian strength of description and sheer pleasure there's not anything in naval fiction to overcome the strict chase because the outgunned Leopard staggers via mountain waves in icy latitudes to flee the Dutch seventy-four."—Stephen Vaughan, Observer
Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty status, Captain Jack Aubrey and his pal and health professional Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a carry jam-packed with convicts. between them is a gorgeous and unsafe spy—and a treacherous illness that decimates the team. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her existence into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, the place, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...

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Because we’ve claimed to interpret His will? Perhaps because we’ve killed, because the rage of the humble was treated the wicked agents of starvation so mercilessly? Is that what you wrote, Magister? Is that what you were thinking during those final moments, as the army of the princes marched to the siege of heroic Mühlhausen? One single reason. Not one reason, not even the unfathomable will of the Lord our God, is enough to banish our despair. Because it is still a cry of despair, uttered from the depths of a dark cell.

His name is Elias, he’s followed Müntzer from Zwickau, never leaving him, like a great protecting shadow. A glance to weigh up what he has before him: a few kilos of raw meat, for a stone-cutter from the Erzgebirge. A little student with his head full of conjectures in Latin, asking to speak to Magister Thomas, as he calls him. ’ he asked me straight away. I told him about the time when Müntzer’s voice petrified Melanchthon, and about my meeting with the prophet Stübner. ’ he exclaimed with a laugh.

Meanwhile we’ve challenged Melanchthon. But as far as Müntzer’s concerned they’re both dead already. ’ Abandon the dead: get back to life. Get out of this marshland. ’ Luther Blissett – Q – 26th September 2002 Page 40 of 477 ‘Travelling around Thuringia, preaching,’ My expression tells him all he needs to know. ‘It isn’t hard to track him down. ’ I get up and pay for his beers. ‘Thanks. ’ Luther Blissett – Q – 26th September 2002 Page 41 of 477 Chapter 10 Wittenberg, March 1522 I rush along, almost slipping in the mud, my breath ahead of me cutting through the morning frost.

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