Click on a title to read other users' comments or to post your own comment:
- Death to the French ('Rifleman Dodd' in the US), 1932
- The African Queen, 1935
- The General, 1936
- The Happy Return ('Beat to Quarters' in the US), 1937
- A Ship of the Line, 1938
- Flying Colours, 1938
- The Commodore ('Commodore Hornblower' in the US), 1945
- Lord Hornblower, 1946
- Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, 1950
- Lieutenant Hornblower, 1952
- Hornblower and the Atropos, 1953
- Hornblower in the West Indies ('Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies' in some US editions), 1958
- Hornblower and the Hotspur, 1962
- The Man in the Yellow Raft, 1969
A Good Place To Start
|Mr. Midshipman Hornblower||1|
C. S. Forester (1899 - 1966)
added by miss_tibbles
No comments on this author have yet been posted. For a recommendation on where to start, check for vote tallies under the title list. If you have read this author, please consider recommending where to begin reading her/his work, or where not to. A few words about your experiences reading this author and why you make the recommendations you do will be very helpful to other users. If you are the author or have studied this author extensively, please say so.
Please consider entering an additional brief biography here. You can Google this author by clicking here.
Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (August 27, 1899 – April 2, 1966), an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of adventure and military crusades. His most notable works were the 11-book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston). His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.