Far Side of the World (2004) Audio
Benedict reads an exciting story of Jack Aubrey that served as the basis for the movie Master and Commander.
The Far Side of the World was written by Patrick O’Brian and first published in 1984. The story is set during the Napoleonic wars, and is the 10th Book in the series with the protagonist Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and the ship’s doctor, naturalist and spy Stephen Maturin.
The book served as the basis for the Hollywood Blockbuster Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World with Russel Crow in the leading role.
The Far Side of the World, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, aired on September 13, 2004 on BBC Radio 4.