Title: Desolation Island (The Aubrey/Maturin Novels, Book 5)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company August 1991
039330812X / 9780393308129
Seller ID: 119175
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 undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...