Hornblower and the Atropos Author:CS Forester The Spanish Firgate the Castilla carried forty-four guns, twice as many as the Atropos. Her port side gunports were opened. The gun muzzles glared straight at them. — Then the broadside came! It ripped into the Atropos. The sunlight was full of dust flung up by the hurtling cannon balls. Men were screaming and shattered timber crashed on the dec... more »ks.
But Hornblower had to keep a clear head. "Hard a-port! Back the mizzen tops'l! Now! Starboard side: fire!"
Hornblower and the Atropos is another in CS Forester's epic series of exciting historical adventures that have thrilled millions of readers.« less