It is 1805, and Napoleon prepares to invade England. Asked by the Admiralty to risk a shameful death, Hornblower agrees to a dangerous mission: turning spy to light a powder trail to Trafalgar.
C. S. Forester (Author)
C. S. Forester was born in Cairo in 1899. After studying medicine at Guy's Hospital, he turned to writing as a career. On the outbreak of the Second World War he entered the Ministry of Information and later sailed with the Royal Navy to collect t...