Whether the comparisons are obvious or not, as The New Yorker noted, “O’Brian acknowledges Jane Austen as one of his inspirations, and she need not be ashamed of the affiliation” (ctd. in King 344).
An interview with the late author Patrick O’Brian at The Mariners’ Museum, in Newport News, VA, on April 11, 1995. Then Museum President and CEO John Hightower moderated the interview and questions. This event preceded […]
O’Brian wrote this short piece, included in the first of the New York Times Magazine’s six millennium issues. It appeared among a page of “The Best” written by a score of other notable writers. O’Brian’s department […]