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by | Read by Robert Hardy

Historical Fiction • 4.5 hrs. • Abridged • © 1972

This series follows the careers of Aubrey, a Royal Navy officer, and Maturin, a naval surgeon, during the Napoleonic Wars. POST CAPTAIN covers the ups and downs of both men's lives and careers as they deal with debt, women, promotion and demotion and, finally, a command for Aubrey. British actor Robert Hardy is superb in reading this abridgment. He gives each character consistent and believable accents, bringing out the character of each. He is just as adroit when performing non-British accents and the wonderful narrative sections. Period music is used as a transition between episodes. All in all, this is a fine listening experience. M.T.F. © AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC/JAN 00]



Retail pak • Random House Audio • 1998

CS ISBN 0375405232 $22.00 • Three cassettes

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