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C S Forester


(Cecil Scott Forester)
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Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of adventure and military crusades. His most notable works were the 11-book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston). His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.
 

Genres: Historical, Thriller
 
Series
Hornblower Saga
   1. Mr Midshipman Hornblower (1950)
   2. Lieutenant Hornblower (1952)
   3. Hornblower and the Hotspur (1962)
   4. Hornblower and the Crisis (1967)

     aka Hornblower During the Crisis

   5. Hornblower and the Atropos (1953)
   6. The Happy Return (1937)
     aka Beat to Quarters
   7. The Ship of the Line (1938)
   8. Flying Colours (1938)
   9. The Commodore (1945)

     aka Commodore Hornblower

   10. Lord Hornblower (1946)
   11. Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (1957)
   The Hornblower Companion (1964)
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Hornblower Omnibus
   The Indomitable Hornblower (1963)
   The Young Hornblower (1964)
     aka Horatio Hornblower Goes to Sea
   Captain Hornblower RN (1965)
   Admiral Hornblower (1966)
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Novels
   The Paid Piper (1924)
   A Pawn Among Kings (1924)
   Payment Deferred (1926)
   Love Lies Dreaming (1927)
   The Wonderful Week (1927)
   The Daughter of the Hawk (1928)
     aka The Shadow of the Hawk
   Brown On Resolution (1929)
   Plain Murder (1930)
   Two-and-Twenty (1931)
   Rifleman Dodd (1932)
     aka Death to the French
   The Gun (1933)
   The Peacemaker (1934)
   The African Queen (1935)
   The Pursued (1935)
   The General (1936)
   Marionettes at Home (1936)
   The Earthly Paradise (1940)
   The Captain from Connecticut (1941)
   Poo-poo and the Dragons (1942)
   The Ship (1943)
   The Sky and the Forest (1948)
   Randall and the River of Time (1950)
   The Barbary Pirates (1953)
   The Good Shepherd (1955)
     aka Greyhound
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Collections
   Gold From Crete (1941)
   The Man in the Yellow Raft (1942)
   The Nightmare (1954)
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Anthologies containing stories by C S Forester
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Deep Waters (2019)
Mysteries on the Waves
(British Library Crime Classics)
edited by
Martin Edwards
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Men O'War (2003)
Stories from the Glory Days of Sail
edited by
Mike Ashley

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