Post Captain

Patrick Malahide reads Patrick O'Brien's novel following the fortunes of Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend Dr Stephen Maturin in the Royal Navy of Nelson's time.

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0119990215

It is 1802 and with peace declared, Aubrey's trade vanishes at a stroke.

Meanwhile, Maturin's career blossoms as an Admiralty spy.

0219990216

A fateful meeting at a society ball.

0319990217

Jack and Stephen flee from the bailiffs.

0419990218

Capture by a French privateer.

0519990219

Jack is given command of a secret weapon.

0619990222

Revenge on the French.

0719990223

Mutiny off the French coast.

0819990224

Jack runs aground.

0919990225

Jack turns his back on love.

10 LAST19990226

The Spanish treasure ships.