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Hornblower and the Hotspur By C.S. Forester

Hornblower and the Hotspur by C.S. Forester

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Hornblower and the Hotspur Summary

Hornblower and the Hotspur by C.S. Forester

The Third Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea

April 1803, and the Peace of Amiens is failing as Horatio Hornblower takes a sloop on a vital reconnaissance mission . . .

On the day of his marriage to Maria, Hornblower is ordered to take the Hotspur and head for Brest - war is coming and Napoleon will not catch His Majesty's navy with its britches round its ankles. With thoughts of his new life as a husband intruding on his duties, Hornblower must prove himself to be not only the most capable commander in the fleet, but also its most daring if he is to stop the French gaining the upper hand.

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

Featuring an exclusive introduction by Bernard Cornwell, creator of Sharpe

'A master of the genre' New York Times Book Review

Hornblower and the Hotspur Reviews

I recommend Forester to every literate I know -- Ernest Hemingway
I find Hornblower admirable, vastly entertaining -- Sir Winston Churchill

About C.S. Forester

C. S. Forester was born in Cairo in 1899, where his father was stationed as a government official. On the outbreak of war he entered the Ministry of Information and later he sailed with the Royal Navy. In the HORNBLOWER novels created the most renowned sailor in contemporary fiction. He died in 1966.

Additional information

GOR009591963
9781405928311
140592831X
Hornblower and the Hotspur by C.S. Forester
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2017-07-13
432
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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