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Hornblower and the Atropos

Author: C S Forester
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Back Bay Books, 1999. ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the wake of a humbling incident aboard a canal boat in the Cotswolds, young Captain Horatio Hornblower arrives in London to take command of the Atropos, a 22-gun sloop barely large enough to require a captain. Her first assignment under Hornblower's command is as flagship for the funeral procession of Lord Nelson. Soon Atropos is part of the Mediterranean Fleet's harassment of Napoleon, recovering treasure that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea fiction
War fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Naval history
Sea stories
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Forester
ISBN: 0316289299 9780316289290
OCLC Number: 43894536
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Little, Brown and Company, 1953.
Description: 342 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: C.S. Forester.

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In the wake of a humbling incident aboard a canal boat in the Cotswolds, young Captain Horatio Hornblower arrives in London to take command of the Atropos, a 22-gun sloop barely large enough to require a captain. Her first assignment under Hornblower's command is as flagship for the funeral procession of Lord Nelson. Soon Atropos is part of the Mediterranean Fleet's harassment of Napoleon, recovering treasure that lies deep in Turkish waters and boldly challenging a Spanish frigate several times her size.

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