The Reverse of the Medal

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Patrick O’Brian

Narrated By: Tim Pigott-Smith

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: July 2000

Duration: 5 hours 14 minutes


The 11th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin series.

Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the City.This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage--the province of his friend Stephen Maturin.Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot?This dark tale is a fitting backdrop to the brilliant characterization and sparkling dialogue which O'Brian readers and listeners have come to expect.