The Real Hornblower: The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB
by Perrett, Bryan
First published in 1997, this timely release offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthrall readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer. Several names were suggested; the general conclusion was that Hornblower was a composite character.
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY NAVAL NAVY
First Edition. An exceptional copy. Naval Institute Press, 1998. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory #: 2155702)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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