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Master and Commander

Master and Commander

(1970)
(The first book in the Aubrey / Maturin series)
A novel by

 
Master and Commander is the first of Patrick O'Brian's now famous Aubrey/Maturin novels, regarded by many as the greatest series of historical novels ever written. It establishes the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey RN and Stephen Maturin, who becomes his secretive ship's surgeon and an intelligence agent. It contains all the action and excitement which could possibly be hoped for in a historical novel, but it also displays the qualities which have put O'Brian far ahead of any of his competitors: his depiction of the detail of life aboard a Nelsonic man-of-war, of weapons, food, conversation and ambience, of the landscape and of the sea. O'Brian's portrayal of each of these is faultless and the sense of period throughout is acute. His power of characterisation is above all masterly. This brilliant historical novel marked the debut of a writer who grew into one of our greatest novelists ever, the author of what Alan Judd, writing in the Sunday Times, has described as 'the most significant extended story since Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time'.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2003 : Hardback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007166087 / 9780007166084 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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November 1999 : Hardback
Title: Master and Commander (Windsor Selections)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0754013340 / 9780754013341 (UK edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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November 1999 : Hardback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786219327 / 9780786219322 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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April 1986 : Hardback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0002215268 / 9780002215268 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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November 1994 : Hardback
Title: Master and Commander (Vol. Book 1) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393037010 / 9780393037012 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Author(s): Patrick O'brian
ISBN: 0393339319 / 9780393339314 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.
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June 2007 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007255837 / 9780007255832 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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2007 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Aubrey Maturin novels 1: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007825498 / 9780007825493 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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March 2006 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander: Bis ans Ende der Welt
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 3548263569 / 9783548263564
Publisher: Ullstein Taschenbuchvlg.
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October 2003 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0393325172 / 9780393325171 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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November 2003 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007180764 / 9780007180769 (UK edition)
Publisher: PerfectBound
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September 2003 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 000715786X / 9780007157860 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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2003 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0641639104 / 9780641639104
Publisher: W. W. Norton
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January 2002 : Paperback
Title: Master & Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 000776748X / 9780007767489 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 1996 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0006499155 / 9780006499152 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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June 1999 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander (Paragon Softcover Large Print Books)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 075402248X / 9780754022480 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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1970 : Paperback
Title: Master & Commander
Author(s): O Brian Patrick
ISBN: 0007787529 / 9780007787524 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Collins
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1996 : Paperback
Title: MASTER & COMMANDER.
Author(s): Patrick. O'Brian
ISBN: 000651474X / 9780006514749 (UK edition)
Publisher: P/B
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August 1990 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O`brian
ISBN: 0393307050 / 9780393307054 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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February 1989 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0006166261 / 9780006166269 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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1976 : Paperback
Title: Master & Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 000614182X / 9780006141822 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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May 1972 : Paperback
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0006129137 / 9780006129134 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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Audio Editions

August 2013 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 1)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1482955105 / 9781482955101
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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January 2005 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1842832603 / 9781842832608 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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March 2004 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786127635 / 9780786127634 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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March 2004 : Audio CD
Title: Master And Commander (& read by Robert Hardy)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 073931565X / 9780739315651 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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January 2004 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin series, Book 1)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786186291 / 9780786186297 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2004 : MP3 CD
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786187131 / 9780786187133 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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January 2004 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786126698 / 9780786126699 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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January 2004 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0786188375 / 9780786188376 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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October 2003 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0001053299 / 9780001053298 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 2003 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007160852 / 9780007160853 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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May 2003 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0007160844 / 9780007160846 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Audio
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2003 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O' Brian
ISBN: 0736698620 / 9780736698627 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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2003 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0736698639 / 9780736698634 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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June 2002 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1842833103 / 9781842833100 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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September 2001 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian, Patrick Tull
ISBN: 1556906293 / 9781556906299 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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September 2001 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1402502206 / 9781402502200 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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October 2000 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0736657134 / 9780736657136 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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August 1998 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander (Aubrey-Maturin)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0375405224 / 9780375405228 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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June 1995 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1860510035 / 9781860510038 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bespoke Audio
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October 1992 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1850898774 / 9781850898771 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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May 1992 : Audio Cassette
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 5554950418 / 9785554950414
Publisher: Books on Tape
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1992 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander (The Aubrey/Maturin series, Book 1)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0788772015 / 9780788772016 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1992 : MP3 CD
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 0736677984 / 9780736677981 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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1991 : Audio CD
Title: Master and Commander
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: 1402526083 / 9781402526084 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borders Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: Master and Commander: Aubrey/Maturin series, book 1
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: B006FH2W4O
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon UK   

December 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: Master and Commander (Vol. Book 1) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Author(s): Patrick O'Brian
ISBN: B006C3Q6GG
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   

 


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