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Book Information: Hornblower and the Hotspur

Hornblower and the Hotspur (1962) [Novel]
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Series: Horatio Hornblower
Part: 3

Summary (From the publisher):

April 1803. The Peace of Amiens is breaking down. Napoleon is building ships and amassing an army just across the channel. Horatio Hornblower -- who, at age twenty-seven, has already distinguished himself as one of the most daring and resourceful officers in the Royal Navy -- commands the three-masted Hotspur on a dangerous reconnaissance mission that evolves, as war breaks out, into a series of spectacular confrontations. All the while, the introspective young commander struggles to understand his new bride and mother-in-law, his officers and crew, and his own "accursed unhappy temperament" -- matters that trouble him more, perhaps, than any of Bonaparte's cannonballs.

Original title: Hornblower and the Hotspur
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure
FictionHistoricalEuropean19th Century
FictionHistoricalEuropeanBritish IslesEngland

Edition #1: Hornblower and the Hotspur

Hornblower and the Hotspur (1962)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Hornblower and the Hotspur (November 1, 1998)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 0316290467
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.0 x 0.9
Pages: 400

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