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The Young Hornblower Omnibus: "Mr.Midshipman Hornblower", "Lieutenant… (edition 1998)

by C.S. Forester

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Title:The Young Hornblower Omnibus: "Mr.Midshipman Hornblower", "Lieutenant Hornblower", "Hornblower and the "Hotspur""
Authors:C.S. Forester
Info:Penguin Books Ltd (1998), Paperback, 640 pages
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The Young Hornblower Omnibus: "Mr.Midshipman Hornblower", "Lieutenant Hornblower", "Hornblower and the "Hotspur" by C. S. Forester

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Hornblower is an old friend of mine who I have a long-standing affection for, and my rating reflects this, even though I admit they are hardly works of first class literature. Except, perhaps, for 'Lieutenant Hornblower'; the only book written not from Hornblower's point of view, but from that of Bush, it is on a higher literary plane than all the others, and a much more interesting and satisfying read. ( )
  sloopjonb | Jun 7, 2014 |
bought today 1 of 12 books for $10 the lot.
  velvetink | Mar 31, 2013 |
After reading this book, I discovered that therse three books are not sequential. There are two books chronologically between Lieutenant Hornblower and Hornblower and the Atropos. This was my first experience with the Hornblower series. I recommend it as a good starting place, as long as you are aware that there is a subtantial time gap beween the second and third book in this omnibus
Individual reviews:
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower: http://www.librarything.com/work/7683/reviews/63837087
Lieutenant Hornblower: http://www.librarything.com/work/7639/reviews/63837097
Hornblower and the Atropos: http://www.librarything.com/work/7574/reviews/63837109 ( )
  ASBiskey | Aug 25, 2010 |
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Der Januarsturm fegte durch den englischen Kanal, er orgelte in der Takelage und jagte immer wieder schwarze Regenböen vor sich her.
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There are at least THREE different collections called "Young Hornblower" - please be extremely careful when combining. This one is "Mr Midshipman Hornblower", "Lieutenant Hornblower" and "Hornblower and the Hotspur".
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Omnibus edition of the first three Hornblower novels in order of Hornblower's age (actually published later in the series): Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, Lieutenant Hornblower, and Hornblower and the Hotspur.
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Meet the quiet, gawky, strangely impressive young man, newly commissioned into Nelson's navy, and sail with him aboard H.M.S. Indefatigable to the Western Atlantic, through a series of dramatic battles and scrapes.

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