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The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon

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The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon - Perrett, Bryan
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First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthral readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer. Several names were suggested; the general conclusion was that Hornblower was a composite character. However, while researching the campaign that resulted in the burning of ...

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The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon 2014, Skyhorse Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781629146850

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