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Was Patrick O'Brian a sailor?

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  1. Was Patrick O'Brian a sailor?
  2. How many Aubrey Maturin novels are there?
  3. Was Captain Jack Aubrey a real person?
  4. Where did Patrick O'Brian live in France?
  5. How much did Master and Commander cost?
  6. Why was there no sequel to Master and Commander?
  7. Is Master and Commander a real story?
  8. Who wrote Master and Commander?

Was Patrick O'Brian a sailor?

He was his own construct, born Patrick Russ, English not Irish, not university educated, not a sailor, a father who abandoned his family, and altogether a piece of his own fiction. ... Patrick was delighted with all these nautical operations.

How many Aubrey Maturin novels are there?

The Aubrey–Maturin series is a sequence of nautical historical novels—20 completed and one unfinished—by Patrick O'Brian, set during the Napoleonic Wars and centring on the friendship between Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin, a physician, natural philosopher, and intelligence ...

Was Captain Jack Aubrey a real person?

John "Jack" Aubrey, MP JP FRS, is a fictional character in the Aubrey–Maturin series of novels by Patrick O'Brian. ... Often in the other 17 novels in the series, Aubrey may witness an action or hear of one that is drawn from history, while the battles or other encounters with ships he captains are fictional.

Where did Patrick O'Brian live in France?

Collioure Life after the Second World War In 1949 O'Brian and Mary moved to Collioure, a Catalan town in southern France. He and Mary remained together in Collioure until her death in 1998.

How much did Master and Commander cost?

150 million USD Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World/Budget

Why was there no sequel to Master and Commander?

Since the film was not profitable, the sequel that the filmmakers wanted weren't greenlit — and 17 years later, there are still no plans for a Master and Commander sequel, despite Crowe hinting in 2017 that he heard "whispers" that the sequel could finally happen.

Is Master and Commander a real story?

Though it is a work of fiction, few films have been as meticulously researched as director Peter Weir's maritime masterpiece, "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World." The historians and experts who worked behind the scenes will now share the real story of how they brought their stunning recreation of the 19th ...

Who wrote Master and Commander?

Patrick O'Brian Master and Commander/Authors