Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies, Book 10
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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Review: Hornblower: Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order #11)User Review - KM Weiland - Goodreads
An enjoyable finale to the series. This harks back to some of the earlier books, which were more short story anthologies than novels. It's nice to see a glimpse of post-war life in the early 19th ... Read full review
Review: Hornblower: Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (Hornblower Saga: Chronological Order #11)User Review - Lauren Hu - Goodreads
This book was fun too- although after all the others it was not as exciting as many of the others and had by now gotten into a pattern. That being said- it was still nice to read another Hornblower book while walking along next to the Pier. :) Read full review