- 320 pages
- Lieutenant Hornblower
- C.S. Forester
- 19 October 2017 C.S. Forester
In This Gripping Tale Of Turmoil And Triumph On The High Seas, Horatio Hornblower Emerges From His Apprenticeship As Midshipman To Face New Responsibilities Thrust Upon Him By The Fortunes Of War Between Napoleon And Spain Enduring Near Mutiny, Bloody Hand To Hand Combat With Spanish Seamen, Deck Splintering Sea Battles, And The Violence And Horror Of Life On The Fighting Ships Of The Napoleonic Wars, The Young Lieutenant Distinguishes Himself In His First Independent Command He Also Faces An Adventure Unique In His Experience Maria.
Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of adventure and military crusades His most notable works were the 11 book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen 1935 filmed in 1951 by John Huston His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded t