A Ship Of The Line by C S Forester

A Ship Of The Line

byC S Forester

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May, 1810 - and thirty-nine-year-old Captain Horatio Hornblower has been handed his first ship of the line . . . Though the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland is 'the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy' and a crew shortage means he must recruit two hundred and fifty landlubbers, Hornblower knows that by the time Sutherland and her squadron reach the blockaded Catalonian coast every seaman will do his duty. But with daring raids against the French army and navy to be made, it will take all Hornblower's seamanship - and stewardship - to steer a steady course to victory and home . . . This is the sixth of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C. S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.

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C. S. Forester was born in Cairo in 1899, where his father was stationed as a government official. He studied medicine at Guy's Hospital, and after leaving Guy's without a degree he turned to writing as a career. On the outbreak of war he entered the Ministry of Information and later he sailed with the Royal Navy to collect material fo...
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Title:A Ship Of The LineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.85 × 5.1 × 0.9 inPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241955580

ISBN - 13:9780241955581

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