The Reverse of the Medal : Aubrey/Maturin

  • by Patrick O'Brian
  • Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith
  • Series: Aubrey/Maturin
  • 5 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Captain Jack Aubrey, Royal Navy, ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the city. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage - the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot? The dark tale is a fitting backdrop to the brilliant characterization and sparkling dialogue which O'Brian's listeners have come to expect. This is the eleventh in O'Brian's 20-volume Aubrey/Maturin series.

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"The best historical novels ever written." (The New York Times Book Review)
"No writer alive can move one as O'Brian can; no one can make you laugh so loud with hilarity, whiten your knuckles with unbearable tension or choke with emotion. He is the master." (Irish Times)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-03-2011
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks