Master and Commander

by Patrick O'Brian

Master and Commander

Paperback, 459 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $13.95 | purchase

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Book Summary

The first volume of the Aubrey/Maturin novels introduces Captain Jack Aubrey, commander of the HMS Sophie and Stephen Maturin, the ship's surgeon and British intelligence agent, during the age of the Napoleonic wars.

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