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Hornblower Saga #10: Lord Hornblower

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The Hornblower Novels of C. S. Forester Mr. Midshipman Hornblower Lieutenant Hornblower Hornblower and the Hotspur Hornblower During the Crisis Hornblower and the Atropos Beat to Quarters Ship of the Line Flying Colours Commodore Hornblower Lord Hornblower Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies Weary of the war that he has waged nearly his entire life, Hornblower finds himself assigned an especially dangerous and dubious new task: to rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew in the Bay of the Seine. This risky adventure, coinciding with reports that the tide of war may be turning-as Wellington has swept over the Pyrenees and the Russians have reached the Rhine-propels Hornblower toward the heart of the French Empire, toward a fateful reunion with old friends, and toward the harrowing but glorious conclusion of his own battle with Napoleon.

Synopsis:

These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in handsome new trade paperback editions.

-- The Hornblower renaissance is in full sail with a nearly tenfold increase in sales: more than I5O, OOO Hornblower books sold in the first six months of 1999.

-- The A&E television network's series of original movies based on Hornblower's adventures have been tremendously successful — praised by critics, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of viewers, and winner of the Emmy Award for best miniseries.

-- Two new movies will be premiering in the spring on A&E.

-- Readers and booksellers who admire Patrick O'Brian's novels delight in discovering this "new" series of nautical adventure stories.

Synopsis:

As his naval battles with Napoleon conclude, Horatio Hornblower must rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316289436
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
War
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Napoleonic wars, 1800-1815
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
1714-1837
Subject:
Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction.
Subject:
Hornblower, Horatio
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Lord Hornblower
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19891131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Toddler - Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.24x5.54x.85 in. .56 lbs.
Age Level:
03-UP

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Product details 336 pages Back Bay Books - English 9780316289436 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in handsome new trade paperback editions.

-- The Hornblower renaissance is in full sail with a nearly tenfold increase in sales: more than I5O, OOO Hornblower books sold in the first six months of 1999.

-- The A&E television network's series of original movies based on Hornblower's adventures have been tremendously successful — praised by critics, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of viewers, and winner of the Emmy Award for best miniseries.

-- Two new movies will be premiering in the spring on A&E.

-- Readers and booksellers who admire Patrick O'Brian's novels delight in discovering this "new" series of nautical adventure stories.

"Synopsis" by , As his naval battles with Napoleon conclude, Horatio Hornblower must rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew.
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