Lieutenant Hornblower Author:C.S.Forester This volume is the 2nd book in the continuing saga of Horatio Hornblower, the most extraordinary naval hero in all fiction. In this story we experience the heartbreak and violence of life on board the fighting ships of the Napoleonic era. — It is 1801, and Lieutenant Hornblower is a junior officer on HMS Renown, sailing under secret orders to th... more »e British West Indies. Near mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand combat with Spanish seamen, and deck-splintering sea battles mark this as one of the most exciting episodes in the Hornblower chronicles.
The drama and romance of men at war on the high seas has never been told in more colorful, authentic, and blood-racing style.« less