Desolation Island

1811: 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, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountainous seas, the Dutchman closes....

  • Author: Patrick O'Brian
  • Title: Desolation Island
  • Series: Jack Aubrey
  • First Published by: Collins
  • First Published Place: UK
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: 1978

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