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Part adventure, part romance, and set in Cornwall, Daphne Du Maurier's novel tells the powerful love story between Lady Dona and the French pirate Aubery.

Episode 6
Lady Dona trades her skirts for the trousers of a cabin boy and sets sail with the Frenchman and his crew, in a daring bid to steal a merchant ship from under the noses of her compatriots.

Read by Adjoa Andoh
Abridged by Eileen Horne

Produced by Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Nov 2016 02:00

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