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by O'Brian, Patrick

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TitleThe wine-dark sea
Author / Responsible partyO'Brian, Patrick
GenreHistorical fiction.
TopicsHistorical fiction. Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are sailing under American colours through the Great South Sea. Stephen is charged with setting the revolutionary tinder of South America ablaze to relieve the pressure on a British government which, already engaged in a death-struggle with a Europe dominated by Napoleon, has blundered into a war with the young United States.

Additional Information

System control numberS12391
Original Print PublisherNew York : Norton, 1993.
Narrator NameGordon Griffin.
Narrators GenderMale narrator