After listening to this I immediately downloaded Lieutenant Hornblower. I mainly listen to audiobooks when exercising at the gym. I find exercise bo..Show More »
This book was written in 1952 and is different from the prior books in that the story is told from the view point of Lt William Bush rather than from ..Show More »
I am a big fan of this genre, and have listened to many different authors. C.S Forester is perhaps the best know, but there are also the Dewey Lambdin..Show More »
A comfortable passage of the early years in Hornblowers life. Plenty of action and a good backstory to boot. Brings home the hardship of service in a ..Show More »
C. S. Forester died while writing this book. The book comes to a sudden end but there is an author note of his outline of the end of the book. There..Show More »
The author makes you feel like you now understand more what life was like in the early 1800's. And the reader does an excellent job with the various ..Show More »
Hornblower and his own command continues to grow in character. Not as fast paced as some of the other books but with some unusual story lines. This bo..Show More »
"The Happy Return," also known as "Beat to Quarters," is the first-published (1937) adventure of Captain Horatio Hornblower, RN. It was followed in 19..Show More »
Having read all of C.S. Forester's Hornblower series as a (male) teenager and remembering the excitement it provoked in me, I listened to Ship of the ..Show More »
I have almost finished the Patrick O'Brian series of Capt Aubrey and was looking for something similar in the Audible library when I came across C.S. ..Show More »
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This book was written in 1946 and like all of C. S. Forester's books it seems to be better in audio version than written. It flows like the old fashi..Show More »
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