Is Master and Commander a good book?
5.0 out of 5 stars Master and Commander will be one of your favorites. One of the best books I’ve ever read. This was a “guy” book, an adventure tale with battle scenes and naval strategy, yet I (a girl) found much in it to absolutely love. I look forward to enjoying some of the others in the Aubrey Maturin series.
What happened at end of Master and Commander?
The final scene, in which Jack orders his ship to change course and pursue the Acheron, while he and Stephen continue to play their rousing duet, gives us both a definite sense of continuation and a perfect summation of the movie’s tone.
What happens at the end of Master and Commander?
Does Master and Commander have a happy ending?
My god is Master and Commander such a fantastic movie, the feel and atmosphere that this movie gushes is so fantastic to watch. The best part of this movie is easily the last few minutes the final reveal that the captain of the Acheron is still alive and well.
What order should I read Master and Commander?
Novels in order of first publication
- Master and Commander (1969)
- Post Captain (1972)
- HMS Surprise (1973)
- The Mauritius Command (1977)
- Desolation Island (1978)
- The Fortune of War (1979)
- The Surgeon’s Mate (1980)
- The Ionian Mission (1981)
Was Master and Commander filmed in the Galapagos?
Along with the tank stage shooting, “Master and Commander” filmed for 10 days at sea in order to film shots of the entire ship, and also became the first non-documentary to film on the Galapagos Islands.
What happened to Captain Pullings?
In the 2003 film, Pullings was portrayed by James D’Arcy. William Reade is first seen as a midshipman in The Thirteen Gun Salute, though he is eventually promoted to master’s mate. In the events described in The Nutmeg of Consolation, he loses his entire arm due to injuries sustained in battle (p. 45).
Did Russell Crowe learn violin for Master and Commander?
Russell Crowe learned to play violin for the film and referred to it as the hardest thing he’d ever done for a film. This film was intended to be the first entry in a franchise.