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Patrick O'Brian

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Patrick O'Brian's oeuvre includes the magnificent Aubrey and Maturin novels about the British navy during the Napoleonic Wars, a biography of Picasso, and the biography of Joseph Banks, as well as distinguished translations of Simone de Beauvoir, André Maurois and Jacques Soustelle. Patrick O'Brian was born in 1914 and spent his later years in France. He died in January 2000.

Books by Patrick O'Brian

Joseph Banks

A magnificent biography of one of the most amiable and important figures in both the history of botany and the founding of Australia.

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