Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower, 9) by C. S. Forester

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Published by Back Bay Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • Sea & Ocean,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815,
  • Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character),
  • History, Naval,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitiou,
  • Sea Stories

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesHoratio Hornblower (9)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9515783M
ISBN 100316289388
ISBN 109780316289382

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The year is /5(). Commodore Hornblower is the 8th book in the Horatio Hornblower series by C.S. Forester that I've read, not in any particular order.

They have all been good value for entertainment. I've also enjoyed the TV series featuring Ioan Gruffudd as Hornblower/5. Apr 05,  · Hornblower is sent to the Baltic as commodore of a small fleet.

Most of the action takes place on land, which is probably why I didn't like this book as tytan-team.comower travels to Peterhof, near St. Petersburg, foils an assassination attempt by one of his "allies," and deals a /5. Aug 12,  · Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 9) - Kindle edition by C.

Forester. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga Book 9)/5().

The Commodore follows Horatio Hornblower during his diplomatic mission to the Baltic. Published init was the fourth Horatio Hornblower book to be written.

By internal chronology, it is the ninth in the series. Apr 05,  · In this ninth volume in the Hornblower series, the incomparable Horatio Hornblower, recently knighted and settled in as squire of the village of Smallbridge, has been designated commodore of his own squadron of ships, led by the two-decker "Nonsuch" and bound for the Baltic/5(K).

He is best known for the book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars.

He began the series with Hornblower fairly high in rank in the first novel, published in The last completed novel was published in With demand for more stories, Forester filled in Hornblower's life story, in effect. Admiral Hornblower: Comprising Flying Colours, The Commodore, Lord Hornblower, Hornblower in the West Indies by C.S.

Forester · Ratings · 18 Reviews · published · 3 editions. Flying Colours, The Commodore, Lord Hornblower, and Hornblower in the West Indies were presented as a third omnibus edition called Admiral Hornblower to fill out the series.

Commodore Hornblower, Lord Hornblower, and Hornblower in the West Indies were also compiled into Created by: C. Forester. Jan 29,  · Set primarily during the Napoleonic Wars, C.S.

Forester's Horatio Hornblower books chronicle the adventures of a British naval officer as he battles the enemy, struggles with life and rises through the ranks. Although newer competitors, particularly Patrick O'Brian's "Aubrey and Maturin" series of books, have reduced Horatio Hornblower's dominance of the naval genre, he remains the.

The books have also appeared on various films, radio and Television series such as in the film named ‘Captain Horatio Hornblower’, and the A& E and ITV television series. The book series has also been featured in a radio series that was played by Michael Redgrave as Hornblower.

The Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order book series by C.S. Forester includes books Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Lieutenant Hornblower, Hornblower and the Hotspur, and several more. See the complete Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

Apr 01,  · Commodore Hornblower works as a historical novel of the Napoleonic era and as a reminder of the immense struggles and sacrifices of WWII. Commodore Hornblower begins with Hornblower leaving his new wife and son to return to sea.5/5(5).

Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August – 2 April ), known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist known for writing tales of naval warfare, such as the book Horatio Hornblower series depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic tytan-team.com Hornblower novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Born: Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, 27 August.

Resolution: Hornblower recovers from typhus and returns home to his family. Notes: This is the first of C.S. Forester’s Hornblower books for which I’ve charted out the structure. I’ve always felt these books were more or less episodic, but I was surprised but how well the structure actually hangs together as a.

Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga) by Forester, C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tytan-team.com Flying Colours, The Commodore, Lord Hornblower, and Hornblower in the West Indies were presented as a third omnibus edition called Admiral Hornblower to fill out the series.

Commodore Hornblower, Lord Hornblower, and Hornblower in the West Indies were also compiled into one book, called The Indomitable Hornblower. Commodore Hornblower (Number 8) by Forester, C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tytan-team.com The Best of Hornblower.

All of C.S. Forester's books in the Hornblower series are classics. They combine a real knowledge of the british navy under sail with great action. To me, the best of these books is Commodore Hornblower.5/5(2). Before you buy Hornblower books you might want to know that the last book in the series, Hornblower During the Crisis, was left unfinished since the author sadly passed away before finishing it.

The novel was completed using the author’s summary and other notes left by C.S Forester. and the fate of Europe lies in the hands of newly appointed Commodore Hornblower Dispatched to northern waters to protect Britain's Baltic interests, Horatio Hornblower must halt the advance of Napoleon's empire into Sweden and tytan-team.coms: I originally found the entire series by the same publisher minus one book, "Commodore Hornblower".

Once I found this book. I knew I had to have it for my collection. This book has been riveting from sea battles, grand dinners with Kings and Queens, assassination attempts and has been a great getaway every night when I read a few pages before I 5/5(2).

The Hornblower Books They can either be read as they were written or chronological. Would suggest reading the Hornblower Companion as you read, or before. nr Year UK title USA title 6 Mr Midshipman Hornblower Mr Midshipman Hornblower 7 Lieutenant Hornblower Lieutenant Hornblower 10 Hornblower and the Hotspur Hornblower and the Hotspur.

Commodore Hornblower is a story of heroism in the Napoleonic era but it was published at the right time to remind the British people of the heroism that they had so recently shown.

It's a marvelous sequel and worthy successor to Forester's pre-war efforts/5(10). C.S. Forester began the Horatio Hornblower series in with the novel The Happy Return.

The series lasted 12 novels until Hornblower and the Crisis, published in Below is a list of C.S. Forester’s Horiatio Hornblower books in order of when they were originally released: Publication Order of Horatio Hornblower Books.

COMMODORE HORNBLOWER (PPBK) (SER) These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers/5(15).

Aug 21,  · C S Forester Hornblower Saga 11 Books Collection Pack Set Includes Titles in this set: Mr Midshipman Hornblower, Lieutenant Hornblower, Hornblower And The Hotspur, Hornblower And The Atropos, The Happy Return, A Ship Of The Line, Flying Colours, The Commodore, Lord Hornblower, Hornblower in the West Indies, Hornblower and the Crisis/5(8).

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Commodore Hornblower. [C S Forester] -- Horatio Hornblower returns to sea with the rank of Commodore in command of a small squadron during the Napoleonic wars.

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Commodore Hornblower is the worst installment in the entire series. Unlike in the first three books, where Hornblower is cleverly making the best out of a bad situation, in this book, he commands a squadron and respect.4/5(21). Get this from a library.

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Forester's beloved naval adventure series. The year is Hornblower has been ordered to do everything possible, diplomatically and militarily, to protect the Baltic trade and to stop the spread of Napoleon's empire into Sweden and Russia.

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