By C. S. Forester
"Hornblower and the Atropos" skippering the flagship for Nelson's funeral at the Thames isn't really Hornblower's inspiration of exciting motion. yet quickly his orders come, and he units sail for the Mediterranean within the Atropos. 'Battle, typhoon, shipwreck, ailment - what have been the possibilities that he might by no means get back again?'
"The chuffed return" Hornblower sails the South American waters and is derived head to head with a mad, messianic progressive in a unique that ripples with possibility and gripping event.
"A send of the line" commando raids, hurricanes at sea, the glowering threat of Napoleon's onshore gun batteries - Hornblower needs to care for all of them as he sails his send to the Spanish station. all through his escapades Forester continues to be gallant, creative and brave - the embodiment of all of the so much brilliant in an exceptional naval culture.
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Captain Hornblower R. N by C. S. Forester