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Hornblower and the Hotspur: Horatio Hornblower Series, Book 3

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April 1803. The Peace of Amiens is breaking down. Napoleon is building ships and amassing an army just across the Channel. Horatio Hornblower-who, at age twenty-seven, has already distinguished himself as one of the most daring and resourceful officers in the Royal Navy-commands the three-masted Hotspur on a dangerous reconnaissance mission that evolves, as war breaks out, into a series of spectacular confrontations. All the while, the introspective young commander struggles to understand his new bride and mother-in-law, his officers and crew, and his own "accursed unhappy temperament"-matters that trouble him more, perhaps, than any of Bonaparte's cannonballs.
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9780316290463
9780792782070
9780316289283
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Level 7.5, 19 Points
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Full title hornblower and the hotspur
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On the day of his marriage to Maria, Hornblower is ordered to take the Hotspur and head for Brest—war is coming and Napoleon will not catch His Majesty's Navy with its britches round its ankles. With thoughts of his new life as a husband intruding on his duties, Hornblower must prove himself to be not only the most capable commander in the fleet, but also its most daring...

April 1803, and the Peace of Amiens is failing as Horatio Hornblower takes a three-master on a vital reconnaissance mission...On the day of his marriage to Maria, Hornblower is ordered to take the Hotspur and head for Brest—war is coming and Napoleon will not catch His Majesty's Navy with its britches round its ankles. With thoughts of his new life as a husband intruding on his duties, Hornblower must prove himself to be not only the most capable commander in the fleet, but also its most daring if he is to stop the French gaining the upper hand.

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series Horatio Hornblower saga
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subject_facet Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction, Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction
title_display Hornblower and the Hotspur
title_full Hornblower and the Hotspur / by C. S. Forester, Hornblower and the Hotspur Horatio Hornblower Series, Book 3
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topic_facet Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Naval, Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character), Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815