Beat to QuartersHornblower Saga Series
Beat to Quarters (Hornblower Saga (Paperback))
C. S. Forester
June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua-a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Captain Horatio Hornblower, now in command of the thirty-six-gun HMS Lydia, to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landowner; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and "to tak...
First Published in 1937