Lieutenant Hornblower

Lieutenant Hornblower

Hornblower Series #2
by C. S. Forester
Trade Paperback, 313 pages
List Price: $15.00 Sale Price: $12.75

Historical Setting: May 1800 - March 1803

In this gripping tale of turmoil and triumph on the high seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to face new responsibilities thrust upon him by the fortunes of war between Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand combat with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of life on the fighting ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the young lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first independent command. He also faces an adventure unique to his experience: Maria.

Did you find this review helpful?

Exodus Rating
FLAWS: Violence and fighting, mild language
Summary: Hornblower meets his best friend Bush, fights Spaniards hand-to-hand, and finds himself pining for war and the sea during the Peace of Amiens.

Related Categories
Recommended for...