The Life and Times of Horatio HornblowerA 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

Series: n/a

First Published by: Michael Joseph


Format: HC

Date: 30 November 1970

ISBN-10: 071810787X

ISBN-13: 9780718107871


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