C. S. Forester

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The British historical novelist C. S. Forester is best known as the creator of Horatio Hornblower, whose rise from midshipman to admiral and peer during the Napoleonic Wars is told in a series of twelve novels, beginning with ‘The Happy Return’. Two of the Hornblower novels, ‘A Ship of the Line’ and ‘Flying Colours’, were jointly awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1938. This comprehensive eBook presents Forester’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Please note: the eBook is only for sale to customers living in or visiting Canada, China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Japan and any other 50 year countries due to copyright restrictions. European release year: 2037; estimated American year: 2062

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Forester’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* All the Hornblower novels and short stories, with individual contents tables
* Special ‘Hornblower Series in Narrative Order’ contents table, allowing you to navigate the series easily
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* A selection of Forester’s other novels
* Collected WWII short stories
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

Hornblower Series in Narrative Order

Hornblower Novels
The Happy Return
A Ship of the Line
Flying Colours
The Commodore
Lord Hornblower
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Lieutenant Hornblower
Hornblower and the Atropos
Hornblower in the West Indies
Hornblower and the Hotspur
Hornblower and the Crisis

Hornblower Short Stories
The Hand of Destiny
Hornblower and the Widow McCool
Hornblower’s Charitable Offering
Hornblower and His Majesty
The Last Encounter

Other Novels
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Brown on Resolution
The Peacemaker
The African Queen
The General
The Ship
The Good Shepherd

Short Stories
Collected Short Stories

Non-Fiction
Hunting the Bismarck

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