The Fortune of War : Aubrey/Maturin

  • by Patrick O'Brian
  • Narrated by Ric Jerrom
  • Series: Aubrey/Maturin
  • 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Captain Jack Aubrey, RN, arrives in the Dutch East Indies to find himself appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy. He and his friend Stephen Maturin take passage for England in a despatch vessel. But the War of 1812 breaks out while they are en route. Bloody actions precipitate them both into new and unexpected scenes where Stephen's past activities as a secret agent return on him with a vengeance.

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Excellent book

A real rollocking yarn with a great ending. This is the best Aubrey so far.
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- Martin

Thoroughly enjoyed this book

Enjoyed this book, especially the mixing of fact with fiction, the battle between the Shannon and the Chesapeake being the climax, I was disappointed that it ended so abruptly at the end of the battle. Having read a number of accounts of this duel I wanted more which hopefully I will obtain from the next book. Highly recommended a good well read book that suits my tastes anyway.
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- John

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-12-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios