The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812
No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more shrewdly the world unrest that made it possible for an infant republic to embarrass a great nation rich in one hundred years of sea triumphs.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jamespurcell - LibraryThing
Quick, well done and interesting treatment of the naval aspects of the War of 1812.. Forester, one of the earliest and best fictional authors for this fictional genre maintains the delicate balance of his dual allegiances. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
This is a colourful, and fairly open-handed account of the naval side of the War of 1812. There is an account of every encounter that was enlivened by gunfire, and the bok can be read with profit by ... Read full review