Mr. Midshipman Hornblower / C.S. Forester Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966

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Author
Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966
Subjects
Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character) - Fiction.; Sea stories.; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 - Fiction.
Audience
Adult; General
Summary
The year is 1793, the eve of the Napoleonic Wars, and Horatio Hornblower, a seventeen-year-old boy unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, is ordered to board a French merchant ship and take command of crew and cargo for the glory of England. Though not an unqualified success, this first naval adventure teaches the young midshipman enough to launch him on a series of increasingly glorious exploits...
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8612969

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