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Viewing Entry - The far side of the world (E13249)
by O'Brian, Patrick

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TitleThe far side of the world : Aubrey/Maturin series, Book 10
Author / Responsible partyO'Brian, Patrick
GenreSea stories.
TopicsSea stories. Historical fiction. Royal Navy -- Officers. Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character). Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade - Stephen Maturin has orders of his own in the world of secret intelligence - Disaster in various guises awaits them in the Great South Sea and in the far reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity.

Additional Information

System control numberE13249
Original Print PublisherLondon : HarperCollins, 2003, c1992.
Series statementBook 10 of the "Aubrey/Maturin series"
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 10 of the "Aubrey/Maturin series"
Narrator NameSimon Vance.
Participant or performer noteSimon Vance.
Narrators GenderMale narrator