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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Another ripper

Another ripping yarn with compelling performance by Ric Jerrom clearly a prodigious talent. Two genius combined for this book.
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- Amazon Customer

A superb story, compellingly told

I read this story many years ago as part of the series but had not recalled its power nor the pleasing style. it's much more than a way point in the story. it's a masterpiece in its own right.
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- borneveryminute

Book Details

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