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1969 Book Club

A favorite of Ursula LeGuin, and one of UK’s “Best Loved Novels” according to a BBC poll, Master & Commander launched Patrick O’Brian’s 20-novel saga of the Napoleonic Wars as seen from the high seas. “ Jane Austen on a ship of war, with the humanity, joy and pathos of Shakespeare — and brilliantly written,” raved Nicola Griffith for NPR.

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