COMMODORE HORNBLOWER by C. S. Forester

COMMODORE HORNBLOWER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The average juvenile adventure tale of the sea (see above) pales into mediocrity when compared with a lusty tale of the intrepid Hornblower -- now a Commodore -- bluff, rugged, tender-hearted. This fourth volume in the series should take younger readers back to the earlier volumes. Forester spins a good yarn; his historical background is unimpeachable (this time it is the Napoleonic wars, and the ill-timed attack on Russia). Hornblower and his good friend, peg-legged Bush as captain of the Nonsuch, have adventure piled on adventure, and win new glories...

Pub Date: May 21st, 1945
Publisher: Little, Brown