[BOOKS] ✪ Hornblower and the Hotspur By C.S. Forester – Uroturk.info

Hornblower and the Hotspur Hornblower S Reconnaissance Mission Quickly Turns To Warfare In This Installment Of The Beloved Series Of Naval Adventures By C S Forester, A Master Of The Genre New York Times April The Peace Of Amiens Is Breaking Down Napoleon Is Building Ships And Amassing An Army Just Across The Channel Horatio Hornblower Who, At Age Twenty Seven, Has Already Distinguished Himself As One Of The Most Daring And Resourceful Officers In The Royal Navy Commands The Three Masted Hotspur On A Dangerous Reconnaissance Mission That Evolves, As War Breaks Out, Into A Series Of Spectacular Confrontations All The While, The Introspective Young Commander Struggles To Understand His New Bride And Mother In Law, His Officers And Crew, And His Own Accursed Unhappy Temperament Matters That Trouble Him , Perhaps, Than Any Of Bonaparte S Cannonballs

About the Author: C.S. Forester

Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of adventure and military crusades His most notable works were the 11 book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen 1935 filmed in 1951 by John Huston His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded

10 thoughts on “Hornblower and the Hotspur

  1. says:

    Some real quandaries of conscience beset Horatio Hornblower in the third book in CS Forester s Hornblower series Peace has broken out, tossing a ton of seamen uselessly onto dry land Hornblower is just one of many now out of work and worried about their futures In his d

  2. says:

    I started listening to this stopped thinking I d missed a book, but this is definitely the third chronologically It starts out with Hornblower getting married, rather surprising considering where we left off in the last book Then Admiral Cornwallis makes reference to knowing Hor

  3. says:

    I recommend these books highly As the story continues Hornblower marries quickly from pity for his bride than love though he goes to lengths not to let her see this and goes to sea in command of the Hotspur.I won t synopsize than that I ll only say the adventures here are worth the rea

  4. says:

    This book picks up right on the heels of the last Hornblower finds himself attached to a young woman, Maria In the last book he developed some sort of relationship with her while staying at her mother s boarding house In fact, the book starts at the alter with Hornblower getting married Fortunate

  5. says:

    She was close hauled, sir, under double reefed tops ls, on the starboard tack, sir He s past the wind s eye, sir His fore tops ls coming round Ava a ast Brace all back again Jump to it Quartermaster Hard a port I have no idea what all that means, but I love reading it anyway I read almost the entire Patri

  6. says:

    Lots of action, well grounded historically and Hornblower is an interesting character, but there s not a lot of depth as it lurches from engagement to engagement Fun.

  7. says:

    This review is for the complete 11 book series of THE HORNBLOWER SAGA by C.S Forester, which I just finished reading last night Note Individual books have individual star ratings mostly 5 star, a few 4 star , but the descriptive review will be the same for each, and encompass the entire series, as follows Actually, I just

  8. says:

    I read this book about 50 years ago, not long after it was first published It was then, and remains upon rereading, one of my favourite Hornblower novels, I think primarily because of how it emphasizes Hornblower s continuing inner conflict between what he believes is expected of a RN officer and what his sense of human decency and

  9. says:

    The Hornblower books get better with every installment Hornblower is a wonderful character, flawed, nuanced, introspective, and dynamic Forester s obvious knowledge of his subject brings a compelling and even instructive verisimilitude to the historical setting Hornblower s little domestic troubles add a nice rounding touch the otherwise st

  10. says:

    This book gives us Hornblower s first outing as a full Master Commander of his own vessel, as a commander assigned to a sloop of war in the channel blockade.The novel takes place after the peace between England and France has broken down and Napoleon is preparing for an invasion of England The book does a great job of showing not only the hopelessne

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