Quotes by Patrick O'Brian

About Patrick O'Brian:


Patrick O'Brian is Master and Commander, is known for its well-researched and highly detailed portrayal of early 19th-century life, as well as its authentic and evocative language. A partially finished twenty-first novel in the series was published posthumously containing facing pages of handwriting and typescript. He wrote a number of other novels and short stories which were mostly published before he achieved success with the Aubrey–Maturin series. He also translated works from French to English, and wrote two biographies.

Author Bio


  • NamePatrick O'Brian
  • DescriptionEnglish novelist
  • AliasesRichard Patrick Russ
  • BornDecember 12, 1914
  • DiedJanuary 2, 2000
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionTranslator; Linguist; Writer
  • AwardsCommander Of The Order Of The British Empire