David Grann’s The Wager, the true story of the titular British warship’s 1741 wreck on a desolate island south of Chile, has much to say about 18th-century naval life, the survival impulse, republicanism, and the breakdown of humanity under pressure—if you make it past the first half-dozen or so chapters.
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