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The principal author here is Patrick O'Brian famous for the Aubrey-Maturin novels.  The birth name of this author was Richard Patrick Russ. He changed his name by deed poll in August 1945 to Patrick O'Brian, under which name his books were published.

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The principal author here is Patrick O'Brian famous for the Aubrey-Maturin novels.  The birth name of this author was Richard Patrick Russ. He changed his name by deed poll in August 1945 to Patrick O'Brian, under which name his books were published.

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