Master and commander: Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 1

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Here is the maiden voyage of O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin series, which follows the unique friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent.


It is the dawn of the nineteenth century; Britain is at war with Napoleon's France. When Jack Aubrey, a young lieutenant in Nelson's navy, is promoted to captain, he inherits command of HMS Sophie, an old, slow brig unlikely to make his fortune. But Captain Aubrey is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. With the aid of his friend Stephen Maturin, Aubrey and his crew engage in one thrilling battle after another, their journey culminating in a stunning clash with a mighty Spanish frigate against whose guns and manpower the tiny Sophie is hopelessly outmatched.


O'Brian renders in riveting detail the life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy: 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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Here is the maiden voyage of O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin series, which follows the unique friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent.

It is the dawn of the nineteenth century; Britain is at war with Napoleon's France. When Jack Aubrey, a young lieutenant in Nelson's navy, is promoted to captain, he inherits command of HMS Sophie, an old, slow brig unlikely to make his fortune. But Captain Aubrey is a brave and gifted seaman, his thirst for adventure and victory immense. With the aid of his friend Stephen Maturin, Aubrey and his crew engage in one thrilling battle after another, their journey culminating in a stunning clash with a mighty Spanish frigate against whose guns and manpower the tiny Sophie is hopelessly outmatched.

O'Brian renders in riveting detail the life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy: 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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subject_facet Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Audiobooks, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Sea Stories, Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Sea captains -- Fiction, Sea fiction, Sea stories, Ship captains -- Fiction, Ship physicians -- Fiction
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title Master and commander Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 1
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title_full Master and Commander Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 1, Master and commander / Patrick O'Brian, Master and commander [electronic resource] / Patrick O'Brian
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title_sub Aubrey / Maturin Series, Book 1
topic Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character) Fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Sea Stories, Fiction, Great Britain History, Naval 19th century Fiction, Historical Fiction, Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character) Fiction, Sea captains Fiction, Ship captains Fiction, Ship physicians Fiction
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