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form y Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World single work   film/TV   war literature   historical fiction  
Adaptation of Master and Commander Patrick O'Brian 1969 single work novel and The Far Side of the World Patrick O'Brian 1984 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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During the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Aubrey, in command of HMS Surprise, purses the heavier and more powerfully armed French privateer Acheron across the Pacific Ocean and around the Galapagos Islands, under orders to 'sink, burn, or take her as a prize'. But his friend, ship's doctor Stephen Maturin, worries that Aubrey is motivated more by pride than by duty.

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    Ecuador,
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    South America, Americas,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • 1805
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