From Library Journal
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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As far as I'm concerned it is a classic. I re-read the Hornblower series again and again. As the saying goes that was the era of ,"wooden ships and iron men".Published 2 days ago by Dorothy Gregory
This is the first volume in the Hornblower series. (That is to say this is the story of Hornblower as he enters the Royal Navy. It was not written first. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Gregory Paul Adkins
every young lad raised near the sea read and absorbed Hornblower! The inspiration was there and the hope of an underdog achiving success was the theme. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Amazon Customer
I should never have read my first Horatio Hornblower book! I am now hooked and will probably read all the rest in the series (I am already on the third). C. S. Read morePublished 16 days ago by David Joyner
Many years ago i read the Hornblower series, indeed i studied the series. It had three great attributes: a rousing good tale with many twists and turns; pretty good coverage of one... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Newt Gingrich
This first book of the Hornblower series is filled with one great adventure after another. There are images which have stayed in my mind for years since my first reading long ago. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Virginia Tex
Wonderful series of sea going adventures that has been around for decades. Always worth a re-read. First read it probably 40 years ago.Published 1 month ago by from the oil patch