Hornblower and the Atropos (Horatio Hornblower Series, Book by Forester C. C.S.

By Forester C. C.S.

1805, and Hornblower is either humbled and honoured in fast succession . . .

After close to catastrophe on board a canal barge, Horatio Hornblower is given his first project as Captain, taking cost of the Atropos, a 22-gun sloop that would act as flagship for the funeral procession of Lord Nelson. quickly the Atropos is a part of the Mediterranean fleet's attack upon Napoleon, and Captain Hornblower needs to execute a daring and bold salvage operation for buried treasure mendacity deep in Turk waters. lower than the weapons of a suspicious port captain and the specter of a Spanish frigate greater than double Atropos's measurement, Hornblower needs to steer his send unscathed and successful. . . this is often the fourth of 11 books chronicling the adventures of C.S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horation Hornblower.

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