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4 Extra Debut. Escaping their captors in the summer of 1812, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr Stephen Maturin arrive in Canada. Read by Benedict Cumberbatch.

Benedict Cumberbatch reads the seventh historical novel in Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series.

In the early summer of 1812, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr Stephen Maturin arrive in Canada on HMS Shannon after escaping their American captors.

Produced and abridged by Lisa Osborne.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 11 Dec 2014 04:00

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