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8 edition of The Hornblower Companion found in the catalog.

The Hornblower Companion

by C. S. Forester

  • 46 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Greenhill Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Fiction,
  • History - Military / War,
  • English,
  • Military - Naval,
  • History / Military / Naval,
  • War & Military,
  • Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character),
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8630984M
    ISBN 101861760981
    ISBN 109781861760982
    OCLC/WorldCa41262544

    Horatio Hornblower is the protagonist in a series of naval adventure novels by English novelist C.S. series is set during the Napoleonic Wars. Horatio begins the series as a junior captain with the Royal Navy on a secret mission to Central America. Lieutenant Hornblower (published ) is a Horatio Hornblower novel written by C. S. is the second book in the series chronologically, but the seventh by order of publication. The book is unique in the series in being told not from Horatio Hornblower's point of view, but rather from Bush': C. S. Forester.

      C.S. Forester, British historical novelist and journalist best known as the creator of the British naval officer Horatio Hornblower, whose rise from midshipman to admiral and peer during the Napoleonic Wars is told in a series of 12 novels, beginning with The Happy Return (; U.S. title Beat to. Omnibus 8,9,10, Captain Horatio Hornblower: Beat to Quarters / Ship of the Line / Flying Colours by C. S. Forester. The Indomitable Hornblower by C. S. Forester. Omnibus 9,10, The Hornblower Companion by C. S. Forester. The Mammoth Book of Hearts of Oak: Classic and New Stories from the Age of Fighting Sail by Mike Ashley.

    It's no wonder I should enjoy escaping into that world for a time and Hornblower was an enjoyable enough companion to cruise with, close hauled on the port tack. Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (my favorite) introduces Horatio Hornblower as a gangly, awkward, seasick, and extremely sensitive young man, the most junior officer on his ship. Though this. Rereading the series along with the Hornblower Companion. I started Mr. Midshipman and I’ve had the companion book I would also flip through, but now as I read a book, I’ll be using this as a guide to help show me where he is and what he is doing. I’m looking forward to .


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Forester wrote this beautifully illustrated book to explai /5. Anyone who has a more than passing interest in the Hornblower novels of C S Forester needs to read this book, first published in and reprinted by Chatham in This The Hornblower Companion book is not an A-Z of the characters, places, and themes addressed in the novels/5(32).

The novels, in chronological order. Here we meet Horatio Hornblower, a young man of In this gripping tale of turmoil and triumph on The final Horatio Hornblower story tells of Junesomewhere west of Nicaragua-a site Forced to surrender his ship, the.

C.S. Forester, The Hornblower Companion (). The first edition I have in front of me has become very collectible and pricey. Fortunately, it has been reprinted in paperback, a used copy of which can be had for a few dollars (or pounds). This is a Cited by: 8. The books have also appeared on various films, radio and Television series such as in the film named ‘Captain Horatio Hornblower’, and the A& E and ITV television series.

The book series has also been featured in a radio series that was played by Michael Redgrave as Hornblower.

Buy The Hornblower Companion by Forester, C. S., Bryant, Samuel H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. This book is a beautifully illustrated companion to Hornblower's fictional career describing and illustrating all the main incidents in the ten novels.

C S Forester's Hornblower novels have been avidly read for over two generations and are as popular today as when they were first published. They recount stirring adventures in the Royal Navy during the era of the Napoleonic wars and paint a 4/5(6). Unless you're unlucky enough to be trapped somewhere with just one book, newcomers to Hornblower are faced with a key decision: to read the books in the order Forester wrote them or in the order of their internal instance, "The Happy Return" introduced the world to Hornblower, but the series has five other books with events predating those of "The Happy Return.".

Buy The Hornblower Companion 1st by C.S. Forester (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22).

Get this from a library. The Hornblower companion. [C S Forester; Samuel H Bryant] -- In this companion C.S. Forester sets out to describe and illuminate, using beautifully drawn charts, all the incidents which his fictional hero has experienced in the Hornblower novels.

He also. This book is a beautifully illustrated companion to Hornblower's fictional career describing and illustrating all the main incidents in the ten novels. C S Forester's Hornblower novels have been avidly read for over two generations and are as popular today as when they were first published.

The Hornblower Companion by C.S. Forester. Book: The Hornblower Companion by C.S. Forester Review by Daniel Hedges This is a fabulous book. Anyone who is a Horatio Hornblower fan would be crazy not to have this book.

I cannot overstate how much fun it is to reference this book while reading the Hornblower series.4/5(5). Approximately one-half of this book is devoted to the author's thoughts in writing about Hornblower and the other characters that fill the pages of the series.

Equal in value to understanding the Hornblower sagas are the excellent maps and illustrations liberally scattered throughout, maps and illustrations that allow the reader to live. The Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order book series by C.S. Forester includes books Mr.

Midshipman Hornblower, Lieutenant Hornblower, Hornblower and the Hotspur, and several more. See the complete Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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This was not what I expected as the majority of the book is about C.S. Forester rather than Horatio Hornblower. The first part of the book contains 30 very simple but helpful maps related to the action over the ten Hornblower books/5(28).

The Hornblower companion by C. Forester. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on December 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Hornblower Companion is an excellent addition to the eleven book series of the Hornblower saga.

With the maps and explanations Forester's breathes life into classic early 19th century hero. The book helped me understand how Horatio evolved into the leader that 5/5(2). I finished off my Hornblower journey with this, an official "companion" to the series written by C.

S. Forester himself. I was a little surprised, to be honest, to realize that the term "companion" book, which I primarily associate with big media franchises (e.g., Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion, Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi Companion, Doctor Who: The Television Companion), goes back /5(9).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Hornblower Companion by C.

S. Forester (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).Michael Joseph, London., First edition. Quarto. pages. Maps and decorations by Samuel H. Bryant. "Here are the answers to all those questions. How did Hornblower come to be thought of? How did it happen that this epic biography was begun.