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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Hornblower Saga #03: Hornblower and the Hotspur

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ISBN13: 9780316290463
ISBN10: 0316290467
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April 1803. The Peace of Amiens is breaking down. Napoleon is building ships and amassing an army just across the Channel. Horatio Hornblower-who, at age twenty-seven, has already distinguished himself as one of the most daring and resourceful officers in the Royal Navy-commands the three-masted Hotspur on a dangerous reconnaissance mission that evolves, as war breaks out, into a series of spectacular confrontations. All the while, the introspective young commander struggles to understand his new bride and mother-in-law, his officers and crew, and his own "accursed unhappy temperament"-matters that trouble him more, perhaps, than any of Bonaparte's cannonballs.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316290463
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Author:
Forester, C. S.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
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:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Napoleonic wars; Seafaring life; Naval battles; British naval history; British Royal Navy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Hornblower Saga
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.79 lb

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