Hornblower and the Crisis

This book has been released under the following alternate titles:-
Hornblower During the Crisis

 1805

1805 - Napoleon prepares to invade England... A desperate hand-to-hand encounter with a French brig gives Hornblower possession of confidential dispatches from Bonaparte - a means of luring the enemy fleet into battle.

Asked by the Admiralty to risk a shameful death, he agrees to a dangerous mission which could rank as the greatest defeat of his career - turning spy to light a powder trail to Trafalgar...

This novel was not completed due to the authors death but includes a description of what he intended. Some editions of the book also contain the short stories ‘Hornblower and the Widow McCool’ and ‘The Last Encounter’

Hornblower and the Crisis

 

Author: C. S. Forester

Title: Hornblower and the Crisis

Series: Hornblower

First Published by: Michael Joseph

Place: London

Format: HC

Date: 1967

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Written specifically for Young Adults: No

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