The Admiral's face was grim as he gave Commodore Hornblower his orders. The situation was critical: mutiny was an infection that could spread through the fleet like the plague and, furthermore, the crew were threatening to go over to the French.
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...