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Hornblower Saga #5: Hornblower and the Atropos

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In the wake of a humbling incident aboard a canal boat in the Cotswolds, young Captain Horatio Hornblower arrives in London to take command of the Atropos, a 22-gun sloop barely large enough to require a captain. Her first assignment under Hornblower's command is as flagship for the funeral procession of Lord Nelson. Soon Atropos is part of the Mediterranean Fleet's harassment of Napoleon, recovering treasure that lies deep in Turkish waters and boldly challenging a Spanish frigate several times her size. At the center of each adventure is Hornblower, Forester's most inspired creation, whose blend of cautious preparation and spirited execution dazzles friend and foe alike.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316289290
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Napoleonic wars, 1800-1815
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction.
Subject:
Hornblower, Horatio
Subject:
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1915
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Napoleonic wars; Sunken treasure; Seafaring life; Naval battles; British naval history; British Royal Navy
Subject:
Napoleonic wars; Sunken treasure; Seafar
Subject:
ing life; Naval battles; British naval history; British Royal Navy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Hornblower Saga
Series Volume:
05
Publication Date:
19850430
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.71 lb

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