Lieutenant Hornblower

1801: Hornblower, a man who always preferred action to inaction, first met Lieutenant William Bush on board a ship where the officers were treated with contempt by a mad captain; where good hands sulked and the unruly ones grew restless.

And HMS Renown clawed her way southward on a secret mission to Hayti - where the blacks had rebelled against the hated red-and-gold flag of Spain.

If ever a man yearned for an opportunity to distinguish himself, it was Hornblower - junior lieutenant in a ship of the line...

  • Author: C. S. Forester
  • Title: Lieutenant Hornblower
  • Series: Horatio Hornblower
  • First Published by: Michael Joseph
  • First Published Place: London
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: 1952

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