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Horatio

Michael Foreman

Horatio

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London, Hamilton, 1970.

    Statement(by) Michael Foreman.
    SeriesPicture Puffins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(1),32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14951523M
    ISBN 100140500588
    OCLC/WorldCa16229131

    His life on the farm was unusually hard for him, and after a quarrel with his miserly uncle, with whom he lived, he resolved to make a name for himself. In The Happy Returnthe first novel published, Hornblower's age is given as 37 in Julyimplying a birth year of or Likewise, Forester disregarded the strict Royal Navy practice of only promoting officers based on seniority as post-captain; Hornblower becomes a post-captain inis a rear admiral before Napoleon's death in Mayand is Admiral of the Fleet in before Napoleon III took power in France. However, his satisfaction is marred by the death in action of his long-time friend, Bush. After several years ashore, he is promoted to rear admiral and appointed naval Commander-in-Chief of the West Indies.

    Eddy as well as quotations from articles she had published in various New England periodicals lauding the man through whom she had been healed. He fends off fire ships which interrupt his failing first examination for promotion to lieutenant. It adds subsequent careers of Lord Hornblower's relatives, ending with the present Viscount Hornblower's emigration to South Africa in the late s. Hornblower possesses a highly developed sense of duty, though on occasion he is able to set it aside; for example, in Hornblower and the Hotspur, he contrives an escape for his personal steward, who would otherwise have to be hanged for striking a superior officer.

    Hornblower and Lady Barbara are now free after a decent interval to marry. This seemed the right opportunity for Jed to flee away from the poorhouse and lead a happy life elsewhere. Garfield [44] but filled the work with contrived conversations and boyish excitements rather than facts. Due to his exploits, Hornblower is made commanderbut his promotion is not confirmed when he returns to England following the announcement of the Peace of Amienscausing him great financial distress: he has to make up the difference between a commander's pay and a lieutenant's, all from his half pay while inactive. HMS Atropos[ edit ] Following this exploit, Hornblower is ordered by the Admiralty to organise Nelson's funeral procession along the River Thames and has to deal with the near-sinking of the barge conveying the hero's coffin.


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