Hornblower And The Crisis by C S ForesterHornblower And The Crisis by C S Forester

Hornblower And The Crisis

byC S Forester

Paperback | October 25, 2011

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The final Horatio Hornblower story tells of Napoleon's plans to invade England . . . Set in 1805, Hornblower and the Crisis finds Horatio Hornblower in possession of confidential dispatches from Bonaparte after a vicious hand-to-hand encounter with a French brig. The admiralty rewards Hornblower by sending him on a dangerous espionage mission that will light the powder trail leading to the battle of Trafalgar . . . Hornblower and the Crisis was unfinished at the time of Forester's death, but the author left notes - included here - telling us how the tale would end. Also included are two further stories - Hornblower and the Widow McCool and The Last Encounter - that tell of Hornblower as a very young and very old man, respectively. This is the final book 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:Hornblower And The CrisisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.85 × 5.1 × 0.55 inPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241955548

ISBN - 13:9780241955543

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