Admiral Hornblower

This omnibus edition contains: · Flying Colours · The Commodore · Lord Hornblower · Hornblower in the West Indies

Author: C.S. Forester

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141959146

Category: Fiction

Page: 768

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Step into C.S. Forester's classic seafaring tales about Horatio Hornblower from the author of The Good Shepherd, now a major-motion picture starring Tom Hanks 'A joyous creation, a perfection in words. Young Hornblower is, simply, one of the most complete creations of character in fiction' Conn Iggulden, The Independent Join Horatio Hornblower and as he sets sail on a world of adventure, fighting against the ruthless Napoleonic France, taking command in the West Indies, and leading his squadron through the vicious seas. Hornblower shows his relentless courage time and time again in the face of battle, tackling times of trouble with his signature strength, resourcefulness, and with his squadron by his side. This omnibus edition contains: · Flying Colours · The Commodore · Lord Hornblower · Hornblower in the West Indies
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Lord Hornblower

. . This is the ninth of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C.S. Forester’s inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.

Author: C.S. Forester

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141959207

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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1813, and Horatio Hornblower is propelled toward the heart of the French Empire and his old enemy, Napoleon . . . Sir Horatio Hornblower has received strict and highly confidential orders from the highest rank: he must embark upon a grave and perilous mission to recapture the Flame in the Bay of Seine, where the brutal and foul-tempered Lieutenant Augustine Chadwick is being held prisoner by a mutinous crew. Rescuing the Lieutenant demands all of Horatio’s spirit and seafaring prowess – for at the same time, he must contend with capturing two French cargo vessels and take part in negotiations to topple the faltering Napoleon once and for all . . . This is the ninth of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C.S. Forester’s inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.
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Lord Hornblower

Author: Cecil Scott Forester

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:850006340

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Page: 224

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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies

As commander-in-chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels in the West Indies, Admiral Hornblower faces pirates, revolutionaries, and a blistering hurricane in the chaotic aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Author: Cecil Scott Forester

Publisher:

ISBN: LCCN:58007862

Category: Great Britain

Page: 250

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As commander-in-chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels in the West Indies, Admiral Hornblower faces pirates, revolutionaries, and a blistering hurricane in the chaotic aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.
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C S Forester and the Hornblower Saga

While writing Lord Hornblower ( 1946 ) the Royal Navy flew him to the Pacific and placed him aboard H.M.S. Swiftsure , a cruiser . The last words of Lord Hornblower were written after V - J day on the ship when the duty marine had ...

Author: Sanford Sternlicht

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 0815606214

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 178

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Sternlicht discusses extensively the research and writing techniques Forester used in his depiction of naval warfare and specific campaigns and actions of the Napoleonic period. In addition, Sternlicht offers readings of, and the historical background to, Forester's two other great historical novels, The African Queen and The General."--BOOK JACKET.
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Lord Hornblower

Weary of the war that he has waged nearly his entire life, Hornblower finds himself assigned an especially dangerous and dubious new task; to rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew in the Bay of the Seine.

Author: Marcilio Leal

Publisher: Editora Bibliomundi

ISBN: 9781526053848

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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Weary of the war that he has waged nearly his entire life, Hornblower finds himself assigned an especially dangerous and dubious new task; to rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew in the Bay of the Seine. This risky adventure, coinciding with reports that the tide of war may be turning-as Wellington has swept over the Pyrenees and the Russians have reached the Rhine-propels Hornblower toward the heart of the French Empire, toward a fateful reunion with old friends, and toward the harrowing but glorious conclusion of his own battle with Napoleon.
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