To Glory We Steer

  • by Alexander Kent
  • Narrated by Michael Jayston
  • 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

January 1782, Portsmouth. His Britannic Majesty's frigate Phalarope is ordered to the assistance of the hard-pressed squadrons in the Caribbean. Aboard is her new commander - Richard Bolitho.
To all appearances the Phalarope is everything a young captain could wish for. But beneath the surface she is a deeply unhappy ship - her wardroom torn by petty greed and ambition, her deckhands driven to near mutiny by senseless ill treatment.

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Adventure at sea.

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I bought this because I had exhausted Patrick O'Brien's Aubrey-Maturin series. I loved it, it's a good solid adventure on the high seas. None of the characters seemed as real or three-dimensional as O'Brien's characters, but it's still an excellent, immersive and satisfying maritime tale.

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- Eva O'Donnell

Excellent reading

Another thrilling book by Alexander Kent. Looking forward to the next one in the series
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- Nivlek Seer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-12-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios