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Author: C S Forester
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1985], ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua - a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS "Lydia", to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landoner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and "to take, sink, burn or destroy" the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Naval history
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Forester
ISBN: 0316289329 9780316289320
OCLC Number: 12132821
Description: 324 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Antigone --
Oedipus the kings --
Oedipus at Colonus.
Responsibility: by C.S. Forester.

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June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua - a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS "Lydia", to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landoner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and "to take, sink, burn or destroy" the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line "Natividad" or face court-martial.

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