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ISBN-10: 039330812X
ISBN-13: 9780393308129
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date: 08/17/1991
Dimensions: 7.76" L, 5.26" W, 0.63" H

Desolation Island

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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 under-manned, outgunned “Leopard” sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountainous seas, the Dutchman closes…

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O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin volumes actually constitute a single 6,443-page novel, one that should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th century.–George Will
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Details

ISBN-10: 039330812X
ISBN-13: 9780393308129
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date: 08/17/1991
Dimensions: 7.76" L, 5.26" W, 0.63" H
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