The Nutmeg of Consolation : Aubrey/Maturin

  • by Patrick O'Brian
  • Narrated by Robert Hardy
  • Series: Aubrey/Maturin
  • 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Nutmeg of Consolation opens with Jack Aubrey and his friend the intelligence agent Stephen Maturin stranded, following a shipwreck, on an uninhabited island in the Dutch East Indies, under siege by ferocious Malay pirates. They contrive their escape, but after a change of ship, find themselves caught up in a night chase in fiercly tidal waters and then embroiled in the much more insidious conflicts of the terrifying penal settlements of New South Wales.

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"Robert Hardy's reading gives a real feel of salt spray, not to mention a taste of the lash." (The Times)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-16-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited