Audible have just released Robert Graves's nautical masterpiece, The Isles of Unwisdom, read by me. It's a tremendous adventure yarn, packed with characters every bit as fascinating and ruthless as those in his more famous work, I, Claudius. You can find it on Audible UK here and on Audible US here.
The unabridged audiobook runs to 17 hours 14 minutes.
Here's a brief synopsis:
The Isles of Unwisdom is an historical novel based on the ill-fated expedition of General Álvero de Mendaña de Neirato, who set out from Peru in 1595 to pacify and colonise the Solomon Islands. When Mendaña died, his young widow Dona Ysobel Barreto assumed command of the fleet, exercising the absolute power bequeathed to her by her late husband. Graves tells the story with surprising twists, in which some characters turn out to be quite different from how they are first portrayed....
'Five Stars' - Good Reads