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Desolation Island (1978)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character); Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character); Napoleonic Wars
Publication Date 11/1/1994
Format Hardcover (8.7 mm)
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
The 5th novel in Patrick O'Brian's hugely successful Aubrey/Maturin Series

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 Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic where, in mountainous seas, the Duthman closes...
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Product Details
LoC Classification PZ3.O1285De 1979
Dewey 823/.9/14
ISBN 0393037053
Edition Norton uniform ed.
Series Aubrey & Maturin Novels
Cover Price $22.50
No. of Pages 325
First Edition No
Rare No
Original Details
Original Publication Year 1978