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Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga)

Commodore Hornblower (Hornblower Saga)
Author: C. S. Forester
ISBN 13: 9780316289382
ISBN 10: 316289388
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publication Date: 2000-03-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 343
List Price: $15.00

These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in handsome new trade paperback editions.
— The Hornblower renaissance is in full sail with a nearly tenfold increase in sales: more than I5O, OOO Hornblower books sold in the first six months of 1999.
— The A&E television network's series of original movies based on Hornblower's adventures have been tremendously successful — praised by critics, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of viewers, and winner of the Emmy Award for best miniseries.
— Two new movies will be premiering in the spring on A&E.
— Readers and booksellers who admire Patrick O'Brian's novels delight in discovering this "new" series of nautical adventure stories.