Master and Commander (Vol. Book 1) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

by Patrick O'Brian | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0393307050 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbuttonbrightwing of Raleigh, North Carolina USA on 3/26/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbuttonbrightwing from Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Thursday, March 26, 2020
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.

I found this book on the discount shelves of a local used book store.

Journal Entry 2 by wingbuttonbrightwing at Adara Spa Book Nook in Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Released 2 mos ago (4/1/2020 UTC) at Adara Spa Book Nook in Raleigh, North Carolina USA

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