Mr. Midshipman HornblowerHornblower Saga Series
C. S. Forester
Follow the journey of young Horatio Hornblower, a British naval officer fighting against Napoleon's tyranny in Europe. In this first volume of an 11-book series, an inexperienced midshipman takes an even chance and shows his skills and ingenuities in sailing a ship full of wetted rice, imprisonment, saving shipwrecked sailors, fighting galleys, feeding cattle, and more. With strength of character and heroism, Hornblower develops into a memorable character that will inspire readers.
First Published in 1950