• Hornblower and the "Atropos"

  • By: C.S. Forester
  • Narrated by: Patrick Macnee
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (118 ratings)

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Hornblower and the "Atropos"

By: C.S. Forester
Narrated by: Patrick Macnee
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Publisher's summary

In the wake of a humbling incident aboard a canal boat in the Cotswolds, young Captain Horatio Hornblower arrives in London to take command of the Atropos, a 22-gun sloop barely large enough to require a captain. Her first assignment under Hornblower's command is as flagship for the funeral procession of Lord Nelson. But soon the Atropos is part of the Mediterranean Fleet's harassment of Napoleon, recovering treasure that lies deep in Turkish waters and boldly challenging a Spanish frigate several times her size. At the center of each adventure is Hornblower, Forrester's most inspired creation, whose blend of cautious preparation and spirited executive dazzles friend and foe alike.
Copyright ©1962 C.S. Forester; Copyright ©1999 NewStar Media Inc.

Critic reviews

"Hornblower was never in better form." (San Francisco Chronicle)
"Vivid...intense and exciting." (New York Times Book Review)

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