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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (4,760 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Patrick O’Brian Narrator: Patrick Tull Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Aubrey–Maturin Series Release Date:
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Jack's prize money has set the household accounts aright, but if he continues frittering it on naive extravagances, it will be gone in a fortnight. Fortunately he gets a commission aboard the Leopard, bound for Australia to rescue the hated and captive Captain Bligh. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Darlene | 2/17/2014

    " This was very good, especially after having read "the Endeavor." (another terrific book, with amazing pictures). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Helen Mccarthy | 2/17/2014

    " O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin British sea adventures are great reads. O'Brian sets a fast past and the reader is quickly drawn into the story and the characters who are involved. This particular story involves a sea chase between two warring ships, with Captain Aubrey's ship at a considerable disadvantage.Aubrey ship is disabled and he and his crew eventually have to take refuge on a small, cold island in the Antarctic Ocean where they have to put the ship back into sailing order again. O'Brian information on the "tall sailing ships" and the historical circumstances of competition on the seas during the Napoleonic Wars is considered to be excellent. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by John | 2/16/2014

    " I loved it. Oh how I wish I could go sailing for a few months with Captain Aubrey and Dr. Maturin. Which is quite remarkable, since up to a few short months ago I never thought twice about sailing ships. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dodie | 2/13/2014

    " Once again, I'm more interested in the people than the naval action but still loved this. Jack is bewilderingly misogynistic and Stephen is bewilderingly besotted by someone who doesn't seem to have any redeemable features. So, pretty much business as usual. "

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