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Master and commander

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1990, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin form a friendship in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy is described.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393307050 9780393307054
OCLC Number: 22856967
Description: 411 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Patrick O'Brian.
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The beginning to the sweeping Aubrey/Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."-Sir Francis Chichester  Read more...

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"I haven't read novels [in the past ten years] except for all of the Patrick O'Brian series. It was, unfortunately, like tripping on heroin. I started on those books and couldn't stop." -- E. O. Read more...

 
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From a Future Sailor

by AlexaWard (WorldCat user published 2010-04-27) Very Good Permalink

Master and Commander was an easy book to get into. The characters, specifically Captain Aubrey, are described in such detail that I often found myself laughing at the captain's exuberance, trying to help the doctor understand nautical terms, and trying to relate to the various crew members as if I...
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