Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

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Published:
[S.l.]: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011.
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352 pages
Rating:
General adult.
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Available Online
Description
Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy--and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes.
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English
ISBN:
9780393088526

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"The relationship [between Aubrey and Maturin]...is about the best thing afloat....For Conradian power of description and sheer excitement there is nothing in naval fiction to beat the stern chase as the outgunned Leopard staggers through mountain waves in icy latitudes to escape the Dutch seventy-four."—Stephen Vaughan, Observer Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy—and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...
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General adult.
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APA Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, P. (2011). Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels). [S.l.]: W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick. 2011. Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels). [S.l.]: W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick, Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels). [S.l.]: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

O'Brian, Patrick. Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels). [S.l.]: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011.

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