Lord Hornblower

Lord Hornblower by Cecil Scott Forester

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In this, the tenth volume in C.S. Forester`s series of classic naval adventure tales, Horatio Hornblower must rescue a man he knows to be a tyrant from the mutiny of his crew—a dubious chore, but one that leads Hornblower, with the aid of his old love, Marie, to the glorious conclusion of his own battle with Napoleon.

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Cecil Scott Forester

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Cecil Scott Forester (English Cecil Scott Forester, pseudonym; English real name.

Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith, 1899-1966) is a famous English writer, military historian and Hollywood screenwriter. The best known is the historical adventure cycle about Horatio Hornblower, an officer in the British navy of the late 18th - early 19th centuries, as well as "The African Queen", filmed in 1951 with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Biography Born in Cairo, he has lived a life of anxiety, including foster parents, secret marriage and paralysis. Educated in London. In 1926 he married Kathleen Belcher, had two sons, and divorced in 1945. During the Second World War he moved to the USA, where he created propaganda texts. In 1947 he secretly married Dorothy Foster. Later he fell ill with arteriosclerosis and became a cripple. Hornblower The popularity of books about Captain Hornblower, dedicated to a man whose character is heroic, but not too heroic, has grown over time. Perhaps only the series about Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr.

Stephen Maturin, created much later by Patrick O`Brien, turned out to be more successful. Curiously, the characters in both of these series were created with an eye on the same historical figure - Lord Cochrane, Admiral of the British Navy. Bibliography * Hornblower Series Besides the Hornblower Series, Forester has written many other novels. Among them: * The African Queen (1935) - about the voyage of the boat "African Queen" along the rivers of colonial Africa in the 1st World War. Historical novels about the war with Napoleon in the Iberian Peninsula: * Death to the French * The Gun Psychological detectives: * Payment Deferred (1926) * Plain Murder (1930) Sea stories: * Brown on Resolution (1929) * The Ship (1943) * Sink the Bismarck! (1959) Books for children: * Poo-Poo and the Dragons (1943) * The Barbary Pirates (1953) Cinematography * Payment Deferred (1932) - adaptation of the novel * Brown on Resolution (1935) - adaptation of the novel * Eagle Squadron (1942) - Writer * Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942) - Writer * Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (1951) - Adaptation of the novel. Starring Gregory Peck. * The African Queen (1951) - adaptation of the novel. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. * Single-Handed (1953) - adaptation of the novel "Brown on Resolution" * The Pride and the Passion (1957) - adaptation of the novel "The Gun". Starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren. * Sink the Bismarck! (1960) - screen version of the novel * The African Queen (1977) (TV) - screen version of the novel * TV series about Hornblower (1998-2003)

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Cecil Scott Forester (English Cecil Scott Forester, pseudonym; English real name. Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith, 1899-1966) is a famous English writer, military historian and Hollywood screenwriter. The best known is the historical adventure cycle about Horatio Hornblower, an officer in the British navy of the late 18th - early 19th centuries, as well as "The African Queen", filmed in 1951 with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. Biography Born in Cairo, he has lived a life of anxiety, including foster parents, secret marriage and paralysis. Educated in London. In 1926 he married Kathleen Belcher, had two sons, and divorced in 1945. During the Second World War he moved to the USA, where he created propaganda texts. In 1947 he secretly married Dorothy Foster. Later he fell ill with arteriosclerosis and became a cripple. Hornblower The popularity of books about Captain Hornblower, dedicated to a man whose character is heroic, but not too heroic, has grown over time. Perhaps only the series about Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin, created much later by Patrick O`Brien, turned out to be more successful. Curiously, the characters in both of these series were created with an eye on the same historical figure - Lord Cochrane, Admiral of the British Navy. Bibliography * Hornblower Series Besides the Hornblower Series, Forester has written many other novels. Among them: * The African Queen (1935) - about the voyage of the boat "African Queen" along the rivers of colonial Africa in the 1st World War. Historical novels about the war with Napoleon in the Iberian Peninsula: * Death to the French * The Gun Psychological detectives: * Payment Deferred (1926) * Plain Murder (1930) Sea stories: * Brown on Resolution (1929) * The Ship (1943) * Sink the Bismarck! (1959) Books for children: * Poo-Poo and the Dragons (1943) * The Barbary Pirates (1953) Cinematography * Payment Deferred (1932) - adaptation of the novel * Brown on Resolution (1935) - adaptation of the novel * Eagle Squadron (1942) - Writer * Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942) - Writer * Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (1951) - Adaptation of the novel. Starring Gregory Peck. * The African Queen (1951) - adaptation of the novel. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. * Single-Handed (1953) - adaptation of the novel "Brown on Resolution" * The Pride and the Passion (1957) - adaptation of the novel "The Gun". Starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren. * Sink the Bismarck! (1960) - screen version of the novel * The African Queen (1977) (TV) - screen version of the novel * TV series about Hornblower (1998-2003)