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Hornblower and the Happy Return

by C. S. Forester

  • 273 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • War & Military,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Literature/Classics,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Classics,
  • Historical - General,
  • Sea & Ocean,
  • Sea Stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8624880M
    ISBN 101859989969
    ISBN 109781859989968
    OCLC/WorldCa44391298

    June, – and off the Coast of Nicaragua Captain Horatio Hornblower has his hands full Now in command of HMS Lydia, a thirty-six-gun frigate, Hornblower has instructions to form an alliance against the Spanish colonies with a mad and messianic revolutionary, El Supremo; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and ‘to take, sink, burn or destroy’ the fifty-gun /5(41). Captain Hornblower R. N.: Hornblower and the Atropos / The Happy Return / A Ship of the Line by C. S. Forester Omnibus 5,6,7 Young Hornblower Three Complete Novels Mr. Midshipman Hornblower Lieutenant Hornblower Hornblower and the Atropos by C. S. Forester.

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Hornblower and the Happy Return by C. S. Forester Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Happy Return," first published inis, despite a weak (although in the event slightly ironic) title, a wonderful historical novel, which I've enjoyed reading and re-reading over several decades.

This was the first Hornblower book written by C.S. Forester and it does feel slightly different to the other four books I /5(43). Captain Hornblower R.N.: Hornblower and the Atropos / The Happy Return / A Ship of the Line Hornblower and the Happy Return book C.S.

Forester Ratings 20 Reviews published 5 editions. The Happy Return (A Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea Book 6) - Kindle edition by Forester, C S.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Happy Return (A Horatio Hornblower Tale of /5(7).

Chronologically, The Happy Return is the sixth book of the adventures of Horatio Hornblower by C.S. Forester. It was the first book of Hornblower adventures written by Forester, published in It's the eighth book I've read so far, so as you can see, I've not been following either sequence.

lol/5. Hornblower is a son of a doctor born in Kent. He has no influential connection or any inherited wealth to help him advance in his naval career.

According to ‘The Happy Return’, that is a first novel as per the publications, Hornblower was born 11th June and his given the age of 37 years old.

Buy The Happy Return (A Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea) by Forester, C.S. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(45).

The Happy Return was the first of the Horatio Hornblower novels written by C.S. Forester, originally published in This book is the sixth by internal chronology of the series (including the unfinished Hornblower and the Crisis).

The book is known as Beat to Quarters in the United States. The name derives from the expression "beat to quarters", the signal to prepare for : C. Forester.

Unless you're unlucky enough to be trapped somewhere with just one book, newcomers to Hornblower are faced with a key decision: to read the books in the order Forester wrote them or in the order of their internal instance, "The Happy Return" introduced the world to Hornblower, but the series has five other books with events predating those of "The Happy Return.".

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Forester. Junesomewhere west of Nicaragua-a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. Addeddate Identifier HoratioHornblowerCompleteNovelsCSForesterPdf Identifier-ark ark://t50g68f7s Ocr.

Buy a cheap copy of Captain Hornblower: Hornblower and the book by C.S. Forester. Hornblower and the Atropos - Skippering the flagship for Nelson's funeral on the Thames is not Hornblower's idea of thrilling action.

But soon his orders come, Free shipping over $/5(1). The Happy Return. Originally published inthis was to be the first novel depicting Horatio Hornblower. Commencing in the month of June in the yearwe’re first introduced by C.S. Forester to Horatio as he’s commanding a 36 gun Frigate called HMS Lydia.

A Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea June, - and off the Coast of Nicaragua Captain Horatio Hornblower has his hands full Now in command of HMS Lydia, a thirty-six-gun frigate, Hornblower has instructions to form an alliance against the Spanish colonies with a mad and messianic revolutionary, El Supremo; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and 'to take, /5(K).

"The Happy Return," also known as "Beat to Quarters," is the first-published () adventure of Captain Horatio Hornblower, RN.

It was followed in by "Ship of the Line" and "Flying Colours." Later books, published after WWII, went backward to cover Hornblower's early career, and forward to his rise to admiral and the peerage.

C.S. Forester began the Horatio Hornblower series in with the novel The Happy Return. The series lasted 12 novels until Hornblower and the Crisis, published in Below is a list of C.S.

Forester’s Horiatio Hornblower books in order of when they were originally released: Publication Order of Horatio Hornblower Books. The final Horatio Hornblower story tells of Napoleon’s plans to invade England. Set inHornblower and the Crisis finds Horatio Hornblower in possession of confidential dispatches from Bonaparte after a vicious hand-to-hand encounter with a French brig.

The admiralty. The Happy Return (Beat to Quarters in the US) was the first of the Horatio Hornblower novels published by C. appeared in The American name derives from the expression "beat to quarters", which was the signal to prepare for book is sixth by internal chronology of the series (including the unfinished Hornblower and the Crisis).

He is best known for the book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars. He began the series with Hornblower fairly high in rank in the first novel, published in The last completed novel was published in With demand for more stories, Forester filled in Hornblower's life story, in effect.

Forester () wrote several novels with military and naval themes, including The African Queen, The Barbary Pirates, The General, The Good Shepherd, The Gun, The Last Nine Days of the "Bismarck," and Rifleman Dodd. The Happy Return Hornblower Saga #6 by C S Forester Audiobook Full Hornblower and the Atropos Hornblower Saga by C S Forester Audiobook Book 1 Unabridged -clip2 - .The Happy Return/Beat to Quarters () This book is the starting point for first time readers who want to read the books in order of publication.

It is the first story in a trilogy that ends in Flying Colours, although its effects can be seen all the way to the penultimate book of the series.Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Napoleonic Wars era Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. was later the subject of films, radio and television programs.

The original Hornblower tales began with the novel The Happy Return (U.S. title Beat to Quarters) with the appearance of a junior Royal Navy captain on independent duty on a secret mission.