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The Daily Aubrey-Maturin: The Hundred Days (Book 19), Chapter 6 (pg. 6059-6082)

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View of Algiers from the sea, Algeria
View of Algiers from the sea, Algeria


Calms befall Aubrey’s group and they are unable to move anywhere for a couple weeks. On the plus side, similar weather is affecting the enemy, so the status quo is more or less maintained.

But that proves to be not true on land. Upon reaching Algiers, Maturin learns that the previous Dey has been overthrown and the British Consul doesn’t have much sway with the new man. So Maturin (and Dr Jacob) have to take matters into their own hands, and try to meet with the new ruler personally.





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