Commodore Hornblower

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Publisher:
Little, Brown,
Pub. Date:
1986, c1972.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 8.1 - AR Pts: 18
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These thrilling tales of high-seas adventure in the Napoleonic era, which Winston Churchill found "vastly entertaining" and Ernest Hemingway recommended to "every literate I know", are being eagerly embraced by a new generation of readers. Back Bay takes pleasure in reissuing these classic tales in handsome new trade paperback editions. -- The Hornblower renaissance is in full sail with a nearly tenfold increase in sales: more than I5O, OOO Hornblower books sold in the first six months of 1999. -- The A&E television network's series of original movies based on Hornblower's adventures have been tremendously successful -- praised by critics, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of viewers, and winner of the Emmy Award for best miniseries. -- Two new movies will be premiering in the spring on A&E. -- Readers and booksellers who admire Patrick O'Brian's novels delight in discovering this "new" series of nautical adventure stories.
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ISBN:
9780316289382
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UG
Level 8.1, 18 Points
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subject_facet Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction
Historical fiction
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Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction
Sea stories
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Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character)
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815