Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | April 8, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Gabrielle Zevin: The Powells.com Interview



Gabrielle ZevinThe American Booksellers Association collects nominations from bookstores all over the country for favorite forthcoming titles. The Storied Life of... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

    Gabrielle Zevin 9781616203214

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.50
List price: $14.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
5 Local Warehouse Popular Fiction- Nautical Fiction

This title in other editions

Beat To Quarters :Hornblower 6

by

Beat To Quarters :Hornblower 6 Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Before there was Patrick O'Brian, there was C. S. Forester, " said the Wall Street Journal in a recent review that described the eleven-volume series of Horatio Hornblower novels as "spellbinding."<P>This epic saga of turmoil and triumph on the high seas, which recounts the exploits of one of the most daring and resourceful officers in the Royal Navy as he wrestles with his own "accursed unhappy temperament" and as he sails valiantly into battle after battle against Napoleon's forces, has delighted millions of readers since the series debuted in 1938.

Synopsis:

June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua-a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS Lydia, to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landowner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and to take, sink, burn or destroy the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line Natividad or face court-martial. A daunting enough set of orders-even if the happily married captain were not woefully distracted by the passenger he is obliged to take on in Panama: Lady Barbara Wellesley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316289320
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Napoleonic wars, 1800-1815
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Peninsular War, 1807-1814
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century Fiction.
Subject:
Hornblower, Horatio
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Nautical Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Hornblower Saga
Series Volume:
06
Publication Date:
19850931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.26x5.53x.78 in. .64 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Hornblower Saga #5: Hornblower and... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  2. Master and Commander
    Used Trade Paper $1.95
  3. Hornblower Saga #07: Ship of the Line Used Trade Paper $4.95
  4. Hornblower During the Crisis :Horn 11 Used Trade Paper $4.95
  5. Mr Midshipman Hornblower Hornblower 1 Used Mass Market $3.50
  6. The Yellow Admiral (Aubrey-Maturin)
    Used Trade Paper $4.95

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Adventure
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Nautical Fiction
History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture

Beat To Quarters :Hornblower 6 Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.50 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316289320 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua-a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS Lydia, to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landowner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and to take, sink, burn or destroy the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line Natividad or face court-martial. A daunting enough set of orders-even if the happily married captain were not woefully distracted by the passenger he is obliged to take on in Panama: Lady Barbara Wellesley.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.