Master and Commander (Vol. Book 1)

Aubrey/Maturin Novels

Book 1
W. W. Norton & Company
82
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The beginning of the sweeping Aubrey-Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester

This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against a thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of a life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the food, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides as the great ships close in battle.

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Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
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Published on
Aug 17, 1990
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Pages
464
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ISBN
9780393058956
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Sea Stories
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This content is DRM protected.
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