The Golden Ocean

The Golden Ocean

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Lifelong friends Peter and Sean leave Ireland as midshipmen with Commodore Anson's excursion to circumnavigate the Earth in 1740show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • AudioGO Limited
  • Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print edition
  • 0754020207
  • 9780754020202

Review Text

An early novel by the author of the popular seafaring series starring Capt. Jack Aubrey and ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin (The Wine-Dark Sea, 1993; The Truelove, 1992, etc.). Originally published in the U.S. in 1956, the story features young midshipman Peter Palafox, who ships out in 1740 on the Centurion with Baron Anson for a four-year circumnavigation of the globe. Not a mature piece of work, but appealing enough to satisfy fans of O'Brian's naval sagas. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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4 42% (628)
3 17% (251)
2 4% (56)
1 1% (11)
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