Hornblower and the Hotspur

Hornblower and the Hotspur

Book - 1962
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
April 1803, and the Peace of Amiens is failing as Horatio Hornblower takes a three-master on a vital reconnaissance mission . . . On the day of his marriage to Maria, Hornblower is ordered to take the Hotspur and head for Brest - war is coming and Napoleon will not catch His Majesty's navy with its britches round its ankles. With thoughts of his new life as a husband intruding on his duties, Hornblower must prove himself to be not only the most capable commander in the fleet, but also its most daring if he is to stop the French gaining the upper hand. This is the third of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C. S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1962.
ISBN: 9780140029017
014002901X
9780316290463
0316290467

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

9
91starwood
Feb 04, 2010

The best of the genre. I enjoy O'briens Aubry/Maturin and the the Bolitho series but Forester is the best. The Good Shepherd is another great read from WW2.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number
  Loading...

Find it at YPRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top