- The Aubrey/Maturin books
- a naval lieutenant and a penniless physician meet at Port Mahon in 1801...
- The Golden Ocean
- the son of a poor Irish clergyman sails around the world with Anson
- Joseph Banks*
- a biography of the botanist, explorer, and natural historian
Patrick O'Brian is best known for the nautical novels starring Jack
Audrey and Stephen Maturin, but he also wrote biographies of Joseph
Banks and Pablo Picasso.