Lieutenant Hornblower

Lieutenant Hornblower

C. S. Forester, C.S. Forester


during this gripping story of turmoil and triumph at the excessive seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to stand new tasks thrust upon him by way of the fortunes of battle among Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand wrestle with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of lifestyles at the combating ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the younger lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first self sustaining command. He additionally faces an experience particular in his event: Maria.

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