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This trio offer more of the salty adventures of the title character, who sailed the ocean blue during the Napoleonic Wars.
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Mr. Forester is a more than able historical novelist, explaining many of the principles of sailing and fighting a square-rigged British man-of-war. He also has a strong command of military tactics and strategy.... -- The Wall Street Journal, Robert L. Simison --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
The first few books in the series aren't too bad. The higher up the ladder Hornblower moves the worse his character becomes. Read morePublished 6 days ago by BSbuster
An excellent book by C.S.Forrester, as I expect the books of the rest of the series will also be!Published 16 days ago by James Lawrence Kerr
An excellent read. Although a work of fiction, the story appears to be historically correct. Based on my reading of this first volume I intend to read the other 11-volumes.Published 21 days ago by DE Winter
I love this series. It is the second time I have read this and am looking forward to reading the rest of the series again.Published 26 days ago by P. A. Pandil
Like others in the series, this book is a treasure trove of words and concepts that transport you to Hornblower's era. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Shankland
Sea stories are my favorite genre. Some of the English language's best writing, fiction or non-fiction, has centered on the oceans. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph
I have been a mariner all my life - although not necessarily on sailing vessels. "Sea Stories" have always appealed to me, and with my background, particularly the Farley... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Boatguy