The hundred days: Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 19

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Napoleon, escaped from Elba, pursues his enemies across Europe like a vengeful phoenix. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo.In the Balkans, preparing a thrust northwards into Central Europe to block the Russians and Austrians, a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering. They are inclined toward Napoleon because of his conversion to Islam during the Egyptian campaign, but they will not move without a shipment of gold ingots from Sheik Ibn Hazm which, according to British intelligence, is on its way via camel caravan to the coast of North Africa. It is this gold that Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin must at all costs intercept. The fate of Europe hinges on their desperate mission.
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When Napoleon escapes from Elba, the fate of Europe hinges on a desperate mission: Stephen Maturin must ferret out the French dictator's secret link to the powers of Islam, and Jack Aubrey must destroy it. Like a vengeful phoenix, Napoleon pursues his enemies across Europe. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo.

In the Balkans, preparing a thrust northwards into Central Europe to block the Russians and Austrians, a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering in support of Napoleon. However, they will not move without a shipment of gold ingots from Sheik Ibn Hazm, which, according to British intelligence, is on its way via camel caravan to the coast of North Africa. It is this gold that Aubrey and Maturin must intercept at all costs.

The colorful historical backdrop, engaging plot, and memorable characters make this nineteenth Aubrey-Maturin adventure a must-listen.

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Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction
Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Napoleon, -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815 -- Fiction
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction
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title_full The Hundred Days Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 19
The hundred days / Patrick O'Brian
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Elba and the Hundred Days, 1814-1815
Fiction
Historical Fiction
History, Naval
Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character)
Napoleon
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815