Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower: A Biography of C. S. Forester's Famous Naval Hero

Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower: A Biography of C. S. Forester's Famous Naval Hero

by C. Northcote Parkinson
     
 

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Drawn from the Hornblower series as well from Parkinson's knowledge of the Royal Navy, this classic biography of the popular fictional hereo is as entertaining as the C.S. Forester novels themselves.See more details below

Overview

Drawn from the Hornblower series as well from Parkinson's knowledge of the Royal Navy, this classic biography of the popular fictional hereo is as entertaining as the C.S. Forester novels themselves.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"There is enough here to delight even the most enthusiastic of Hornblower's fans."  —The Los Angeles Times

"Authentic naval adventure . . . full of action."  —Sunday Times

Library Journal
Parkinson's 1970 volume tells the life story of C.S. Forester's fictional naval hero. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590130650
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Publication date:
05/25/2005
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
966,665
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

Cyril Northcote Parkinson pursued a distinguished academic career on both sides of the Atlantic and first became famous for "Parkinson's Law"—work expands to fill the time allotted to it. Parkinson wrote many books on British politics and economics. His first fictional effort, a "biography" of Horatio Hornblower, met with considerable acclaim and led to the Delancey series. C. Northcote Parkinson died in 1993.

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