At the outset of this adventure, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue a heavy American privateer through the Great South Sea. Their ship, the Surprise, is now also a privateer, the better to escape diplomatic complications from Stephen's mission, which is to ignite the revolutionary tinder of South America. Jack will survive a desperate open-boat journey and come face to face with his illegitimate black son; Stephen, caught up in the aftermath of his failed coup, will flee for his life into the high, frozen wastes of the Andes; and Patrick O'Brian's brilliantly detailed narrative will reuinte them at last in a breathtaking chase through storm seas and icebergs south of Cape Horn.
Patrick O'Brian was born on December 12, 1914 in Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, The United Kingdom and lived until January 02, 2000. Patrick O'Brian is best known for his popular audio book Master and Commander: Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 1. The Unabridged version of this bestselling audio book is read by the well-known audio book narrator Patrick Tull. Though it's his most popular audio book among our customers, The Mauritius Command: Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 4 is the oldest audio book in our collection, which was added to our catalog in 2000. AudiobookStore.com features more than 635 hours of audio listening, with 63 audiobooks for you to choose from, including O'Brian's latest release: Richard Temple. We carry a wide selection of Fiction audio books, including a great selection from O'Brian, so customers can easily find a title that they will surely enjoy by this favored author. For a complete list of titles from Patrick O'Brian, head over to his audio book page: Patrick O'Brian audiobooks.