The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower: A Biography Of C.s. Forester's Famous Naval Hero

May 1, 2005|
The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower: A Biography Of C.s. Forester's Famous Naval Hero by C. Northcote Parkinson
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Many know of Horatio Hornblower's exploits during the Napoleonic Wars through the novels of C.S. Forester, but how many know the true Hornblower—the man who rose from Midshipman to Admiral of the British Fleet? Using Hornblower family papers discovered in the 1970s, C. Northcote Parkinson has set the record straight in this authoritative biography.
Cyril Northcote Parkinson pursued a distinguished academic career on both sides of the Atlantic and first became famous for "Parkinson's Law"—work expands to fill the time allotted to it. Parkinson wrote many books on British politics and economics. His first fictional effort, a "biography" of Horatio Hornblower, me...
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Title:The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower: A Biography Of C.s. Forester's Famous Naval HeroFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.01 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.01 inPublished:May 1, 2005Publisher:McBooks PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590130650

ISBN - 13:9781590130650

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