The Letter of Marque : Aubrey/Maturin

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

Publisher's Summary

Captain Jack Aubrey, a brilliant and experienced officer, has been struck off the list of post-captains for a crime he did not commit. His old friend Stephen Maturin, usually cast as a ship's surgeon to mask his discreet activities on behalf of British intelligence, has bought for Aubrey his former ship the Surprise to command as a privateer, more politely termed a letter of marque. Together they sail on a desperate mission against the French, which, if successful, may redeem Aubrey from the private hell of his disgrace.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Fine story, masterly narration

Another great yarn from Patrick O'Brian. The books become more and more enjoyable as one gets to know the characters, something that is made much easier by Ric Jerrom's wonderful narration.
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- Trevor

one of his best

politics, high adventure, addiction and romance come together in great style to produce a great story.
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- N. A. Bowling

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-06-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios