The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower

A Biography of C.S. Forester's Famous Naval Hero

A fictional biography chronicling the rise of Horatio Hornblower from a midshipman in 1794 to a revered admiral of the fleet in 1847. Northcote Parkinson has evoked life at sea in a British man o'war with the detail paid to the minutiae of naval life during the Napoleonic period.

Includes detailed appendices with information such as what happened to Hornblower's descendents and a letter from Horatio himself explaining what really happened aboard HMS Renown)

  • Author: C. Northcote Parkinson
  • Title: The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower
  • First Published by: Michael Joseph
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: 30 November 1970
  • ISBN-10: 071810787X
  • ISBN-13: 9780718107871

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