From the bestselling author of the Hornblower series A gripping story of battle against the odds Famous as a Hollywood film starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart
C.S. Forester is the author of the bestselling Hornblower series. He also spent many years writing scripts for Hollywood films. He died in 1966.
Forester is now remembered for his Horatio Hornblower sea adventures; his 1935 novel has been forgotten in lieu of the popular 1951 film by John Huston. However, those who want to experience the original without Hollywood's alternationsDprotagonist Charlie Allnutt is BritishDwill have to read the novel. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.