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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 1)
by C. S. Forester
Here we meet Horatio Hornblower, a young man of 17, in this Volume #1 of what becomes the 11 volume set about the career of this British Naval officer fighting against Napoleon and his tyranny of Europe in the late seventeen hundreds. Bullied and forced into a duel, he takes an even chance. And then he has many more chances to show his...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The Gun
by C. S. Forester
From 1807 until 1814, armies from Napoleon's empire fought the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula. The Penisular Wars or Guerra de la Independencia (“War of Independence”) contributed considerably to Napoleon’s eventual downfall; but until 1813 the conflict in Spain and Portugal...
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Captain Horatio Hornblower (Hornblower Saga)
by C. S. Forester
This omnibus edition of the Hornblower Saga contains the first three novels C.S. Forester wrote about Horatio Hornblower — Beat to Quarters, Ship of the Line, and Flying Colours. During the Age of Sail, mastery of the art of naval warfare was daunting — the necessary knowledge and skill required was massive, the need for resourceful...
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Beat to Quarters
by C.S. Forester
June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua-a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS Lydia, to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landowner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus;...
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Categories: Action and Adventure
The Good Shepherd: A Novel
by C. S. Forester
Soon to be the major motion picture  Greyhound , a WWII naval thriller of "high and glittering excitement" ( New York Times ) from the author of the legendary Hornblower series The mission of Commander George Krause of the United States Navy is to protect a convoy of thirty-seven merchant ships making their way across the icy North...
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The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812
by C. S. Forester
No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more shrewdly the world unrest that made it possible for an infant republic to embarrass a great nation rich in one hundred years of sea triumphs.
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Hornblower and the Atropos (Hornblower Saga Book 5)
by C. S. Forester
In this, the Fifth volume of the Hornblower Saga, while making his way with his wife Maria and baby son to London on a Cotswold canal, Hornblower is called upon to act as a bargeman, giving the reader an unexpected image of late 18th century England. Once arrived and captain of the smallest ship in the British Navy, always finding...
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Hornblower and the Hotspur Vol3 (Hornblower Saga)
by C. S. Forester
April 1803. Here is Hornblower who, directly after his wedding ceremony, is ordered to take his ship, the HMS Hotspur, to observe the French coast, Channel ports, and around to the Bay of Biscay. This, his first command as Master and Commander, gives ample opportunity to help thwart the ambitions of Napoleon, who is building ships and...
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Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 9)
by C. S. Forester
We again find Captain Horatio Hornblower in this the 9th volume, chronologically, of the Hornblower Saga, off on a new adventure to the Baltic in 1812, when Napoleon's army marches into Russia. He comes through raids, assignations, a siege, an attempted assassination by a member of his crew , and typhus, seeking success but not...
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Hornblower During the Crisis - an unfinished novel (Hornblower Saga Book 4)
by C. S. Forester
Although unfinished prior to C.S.Forester's death, Hornblower During the Crisis introduces Hornblower to the makings of a spy. Through fortuitous circumstances and quick wittedness, Hornblower, in action with a man who replaced him and then who immediately sunk the ship Hornblower had commanded for two years in the same waters, fought a...
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Lord Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 10)
by C. S. Forester
We now find Captain Horatio Hornblower elevated to the peerage in this volume 10 of the Hornblower Saga. He must save a tyrannical officer from his mutinied crew, advance the Bourbon cause in Le Harve as the city changes it allegiance away from Napoleon, and wage a guerilla fight with his old love Marie at his side. Only to find himself...
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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (Hornblower Saga Book 11)
by C. S. Forester
Horatio Hornblower, now Admiral, sails over seas as challenging as any in his victorious career. As admiral in charge of His Britannic Majesty's West Indies Station he is as gallant, daring, implosive as ever. In this tense time after Napoleon's defeat, all kinds of vagabonds, revolutionaries, Imperial Guards. and pirates come sailing...
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The Captain from Connecticut
by C. S. Forester
No one but a madman would put to sea in such conditions. A blizzard cut visibility to yards. Long Island Sound was galloping whitecaps. But in this second year of the war of 1812, conditions like these spelled opportunity to Captain Josiah Peabody. His mission: break the British Blockade. The only thing in his favor was surprise. Who...
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Flying Colours (Hornblower Saga Book 8)
by C. S. Forester
Third Hornblower book written; volume 8 in Hornblower Saga. Forced to surrender his ship, the Sutherland, after a long and bloody battle, Captain Horatio Hornblower now bides his time as a prisoner awaiting transport to Paris and a trial on trumped up charges. After escaping with his first lieutenant Bush, and his coxswain Brown, they...
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The Good Shepherd
by C. S. Forester
The Good Shepherd is currently being adapted into a major motion picture, Greyhound , scripted by and starring Tom Hanks, directed by Aaron Schneider, and produced by Gary Goetzman. A convoy of thirty-seven merchant ships is ploughing through icy, submarine-infested North Atlantic seas during the most critical days of World War II...
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Gold from Crete
by C. S. Forester
9 of these 10 stories were written during World War 2, as entertainment and to explain some of what was happening with British sailors, airmen, and tank crews battling for freedom and liberty. You have five stories about the courageous men of the HMS Apache barely surviving dropped bombs and blazing guns as they recover treasure or...
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Sink the Bismarck!
by C. S. Forester
In 1941, Hitler's deadly Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic. Its mission: to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war with one mighty blow. How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate attempt to bring the giant Bismarck to bay is the story C. S. Forester tells with mounting...
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The General
by C. S. Forester
The book John Kelly reads every time he gets a promotion to remind him of ‘the perils of hubris, the pitfalls of patriotism and duty unaccompanied by critical thinking’The most vivid, moving – and devastating – word-portrait of a World War One British commander ever written, here re-introduced by Max Hastings.C.S. Forester’s...
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Rifleman Dodd
by C. S. Forester
Cut off from his regiment by enemy forces pursuing his British comrades in retreat, Rifleman Matthew Dodd commits himself to fighting his way back to friendly lines. Dodd's simple, unyielding devotion to his duties as a soldier exemplifies core values - honor, courage and commitment - which all Marines are expected to demonstrate. He...
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Rifleman Dodd
by C. S. Forester
This is a story of the Napoleonic war in Portugal in 1812. Rifleman Dodd is a British private cut off from his regiment who only seeks to return to his regiment, behind the French lines in a hostile and destroyed countryside. He avoids the French and hooks up with Portuguese irregulars, becoming their leader due to his rifle and military...
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The Peacemaker
by C. S. Forester
In one of London's outer suburbs lived a shabby insignificant schoolteacher with a repulsive, drunken wife. Experimenting with his secret invention was his only escape - until a headmaster's pacifist daughter brought sex and idealism into his life. Then came the 'Peacemaker' - that curious lunatic who wrote to The Times threatening...
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The Man in the Yellow Raft
by C. S. Forester
This is a nostalgic and compelling picture of men at war, serving with the United States Navy during World War II. Here is all the excitement that C. S. Forester fans have come to expect, and what's more, a brilliant display of the author's special love of the sea and his impressive knowledge of seamanship and advanced naval warfare. You...
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Plain Murder
by C. S. Forester
In Plain Murder, C. S. Forester takes us into the life and mind of an ordinary man, husband and father living and working in England in the late 1920's. Mr. Morris and a couple of co-workers were caught taking bribes, and were in danger of losing their jobs. Because of the desperate need for income, and the fact that their boss was the...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Randall and the River of Time
by C. S. Forester
In Randall and the River of Time we're taken along on a young man's journey from a naïve child to a mature, experienced adult. Although just a teenager during WWI, Charles Randall learns quickly how to stay alive during battle. During his first leave he meets two people who forever change his life. The wife of another military man...
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The Sky and the Forest
by C. S. Forester
This is the dramatic story of a man who was also a god. That man exchanges heavenly omnipotence for earthly power, and tells how the exchange was accompanied by the first faint intimations of human love - a story as old as Adam, and as new as sky travel. In the beginning Loa was all-powerful in his tiny native village, brother of the...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
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