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Desolation Island (Aubrey / Maturin, Bk 5)
Desolation Island - Aubrey / Maturin, Bk 5
Author: Patrick O'Brian
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, out-gunned Leopar...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393308129
ISBN-10: 039330812X
Publication Date: 8/1991
Pages: 325
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Desolation Island (Aubrey / Maturin, Bk 5) on + 4 more book reviews
Great series!
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While the first 4 books in "the Cannon" are written as squeals to one another, each book's story resolving by its respective end, Desolation Island is the first of what is considered a trilogy inside the wider series (Desolation Island, the Fortune of War and the Surgeon Mate).
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Great fun, riveting. Had to read all the O'Brian books


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