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The Mauritius command

Author: Patrick O'Brian; Simon Vance; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command, until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held islands of Mauritius and La Reunion. But the difficulties of carrying out his orders are compounded by two of his own captains--Lord Clonfert, a pleasure-seeking dilettante,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Naval history
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian; Simon Vance; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9780786132522 0786132523
OCLC Number: 77815875
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 13, 2007).
Previously released on compact disc, 2004.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (10.5 hr.))
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.

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Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command, until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held islands of Mauritius and La Reunion. But the difficulties of carrying out his orders are compounded by two of his own captains--Lord Clonfert, a pleasure-seeking dilettante, and Captain Corbett, whose severity pushes his crew to the verge of mutiny.

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