Hornblower In The West Indies
This is an omnibus edition compromising of four C. S. Forester's classic seafaring tales about Horatio Hornblower, namely: "Flying Colours", "The Commodore", "Lord Hornblower" and "Hornblower in the West Indies".
Near Fine; Appears unread. Light scratch on fore edge. 1 x 8.2 x 5.4 Inches; 336 pages.
These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know," are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in handsome new trade paperback editions- The Hornblower renaissance is in full sail with a nearly tenfold increase in sales: more than I5O, OOO Hornblower books sold in the first six months of 1999- The A television network's series of original movies based on Hornblower's adventures have been tremendously successful - praised by critics, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of viewers, and winner of the Emmy Award for best miniseries- Two new movies will be premiering in the spring on A- Readers and booksellers who admire Patrick O'Brian's novels delight in discovering this "new" series of nautical adventure stories.
The Hornblower Novels of C.S. Forester Mr. Midshipman Hornblower Lieutenant Hornblower Hornblower and the Hotspur Hornblower During the Crisis Hornblower and the Atropos Beat to Quarters Ship of the Line Flying Colours Commodore Hornblower Lord Hornblower Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies Weary of the war that he has waged nearly his entire life, Hornblower finds himself assigned an especially dangerous and dubious new task: to rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew in the Bay of the Seine.
From midshipman to commander, experience the thrilling escapades of the ultimate high-seas hero with the "Horatio Hornblower Collector's Edition," an eight-volume treasure chest of sweeping naval adventure and lavish historical drama. Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown.