The Patrick O'Brian Compendium

Although Samuel Goldwyn had an option on the series' first book, Master & Commander, for many years, 20th Century Fox has finally rolled out a motion picture - a conglomeration of several of the books in the series. For more details, follow the labyrinth process of crafting a movie out of historical fiction at the links below.

(LATE BREAKING NEWS: Jack Aubrey AKA Russell Crowe needs US Coast Guard rescue) 

What your Webmaster thought of the 135-million-dollar effort

The official Fox site

Lawrence Edwards' Patrick O'Brian Film Page

The Maximum Crowe Page on Master & Commander

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