Many know of Horatio Hornblower's exploits during the Napoleonic Wars through the novels of C.S. Forester, but how many know the true Hornblower8212;the man who rose from Midshipman to Admiral of the British Fleet? Using Hornblower family papers discovered in the 1970s, C. Northcote Parkinson has set the record straight in this authoritative biography.
Genre: History, Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes, Biography + Autobiography
Subgenre: Europe / France, Action + Thrillers, Travel + Voyages, Military / General, General, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Military / Other, Military, Europe / General, War + Military