A Biography of C.S. Forester's Famous Naval Hero
A fictional biography chronicling the rise of Horatio Hornblower from a midshipman in 1794 to a revered admiral of the fleet in 1847. Northcote Parkinson has evoked life at sea in a British man o'war with the detail paid to the minutiae of naval life during the Napoleonic period.
Includes detailed appendices with information such as what happened to Hornblower's descendents and a letter from Horatio himself explaining what really happened aboard HMS Renown)
Author: C. Northcote Parkinson
Title: The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower
First Published by: Michael Joseph
Date: 30 November 1970