Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, the
By (author) C. Northcote Parkinson
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Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, the by C. Northcote Parkinson
Book DescriptionMany know of Horatio Hornblower's exploits during the Napoleonic Wars through the novels of C.S. Forester, but how many know the true Hornblowerthe man who rose from Midshipman to Admiral of the British Fleet? Using Hornblower family papers discovered in the 1970s, C. Northcote Parkinson has set the record straight in this authoritative biography."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590130650
(214mm x 160mm x 25mm)
Imprint: McBooks Press
Publisher: McBooks Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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The Nore and Spithead mutinies intervene to upset the course of Delancey's career. He devises an original legal defence in the court martial of a fellow officer accused of murder, and acquits himself well, but falls afoul of the naval establishment and is passed over in the general promotion of all in his rank after the victory at Camperdown.
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Author Biography - C. Northcote Parkinson
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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