Presents the story that tells of Napoleon's plans to invade England. This book features the story in which Horatio Hornblower is in possession of confidential dispatches from Bonaparte after a vicious hand-to-hand encounter with a French brig. The admiralty rewards Hornblower by sending him on a dangerous espionage mission.
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‘No other contemporary writer can equal Forester at this kind of storytelling.’ (Chicago Tribune)Book Description:
The final book chronicling the adventures of C. S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141025050