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

Lesser of Two Weevils

Another terrific adventure read expertly by Jerrom. Too much time on land for this to be my favourite but there are some tremendously exciting sequences as lucky Jack and slightly less lucky Stephen defy death a few more times.
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- L. Kelly

Book Details

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