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Aubrey-Maturin #5: Desolation Island

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Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy--and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...

About the Author

Patrick O'Brian wrote many novels, including the extraordinarily popular Aubrey/Maturin series about the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. He died in 2000.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393037050
Author:
Hunt, Geoff
Author:
Hunt, Geoff
Author:
O'Brian, Patrick
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Aubrey, Jack
Subject:
Maturin, Stephen
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Norton uniform ed.
Edition Description:
Norton Uniform Hardcover
Series:
Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Series Volume:
05
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.6 x 6.1 x 1.2 in 1.28 lb

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