By John Mahon
A brand new Horatio Hornblower adventure
Here we meet back Horatio Hornblower via the recent writer, John Mahon, in a brand new event authorized through the sons of CSForester. The stirring motion starts the place the incomplete final Hornblower event (Hornblower in the course of the problem) written via C.S.Forester ends. Hornblower travels as a secret agent disguised as a servant via Spain trying to perform the orders of the 1st Lord of the Admiralty. After a quick spell in Portugal the place newly invented spinnaker sails are suited for his send, he is off to Jamaica to guard the island opposed to a potential French invasion through 4 ships loaded with Napoleon's squaddies. numerous beautiful ladies intrude along with his judgment of right and wrong as he includes out his responsibility; his spouse has an interlude with Lord Nelson. all of the intricacies of the plot click on jointly during this excellent examine Hornblower, whereas retaining his historical past and personality intact.
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