C.S. Forester


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    Romance

    Jul-2013

    First published in 1927, Love Lies Dreaming is one of C.S Forester's earliest novels. Told in the voice of a young writer struggling to pen his next novel and therefore superficially preoccupied with the art of novel writing, at its true core this is...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2013

    Inspired by a marionette show he saw, C.S. Forester, a novelist and theatre lover, decided to create his own puppet theatre at home. In Marionettes at Home, first published in 1936, he shares his experience and enthusiasm for amateur puppeteering and...

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2012

    In one of London's outer suburbs lived a shabby insignificant schoolteacher with a repulsive, drunken wife. Experimenting with his secret invention was his only escape--until a headmaster's pacifist daughter brought sex and idealism into his life. Th...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2007

    C.S. Forester, creator of the beloved "Horatio Hornblower" series, takes young readers on an exciting adventure to the shores of Tripoli in North Africa. That's where, more than 200 years ago, the United States was threatened by "pirates" who snatche...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2003

    In 1941, Hitler's deadly Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic. Its mission: to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war with one mighty blow. How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate a...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2002

    An excellent story, told in style: Three advertising men decide to kill a colleague to avoid dismissal and the grim prospect of joblessness. Their leader acquires a taste for crime, but eventually gets his comeuppance....

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2001

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1997

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    Historical

    Aug-1997

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1986

    For all his young life Albert Brown had known that he was to join the Navy, and the beginning of the First World War finds him a Leading Seaman. Alone on the barren island of Resolution in the South Pacific, he fights against the might of a German ba...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1986

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1984

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1979

    Forester's masterpiece of suspense. A middle-aged bank clerk with a mountain of debt and an extravagant wife commits a murder in secret. Later, a profitable investment brings him a fortune. Haunted by his crime, he suffers an ironic fate in a final t...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1978

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    General Fiction

    1976

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    Action Adventure

    1967

    Horatio Hornblower - 11

    It is December, 1805. Napoleon's invasion barges have massed on the French coast. En route to Plymouth, after being relieved of his first command, The Hotspur, young Captain Hornblower helps take a French brig by ruse. Among the enemy captain's paper...

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    Action Adventure

    1962

    Horatio Hornblower - 3

    The newly promoted Commander Hornblower faces his most trying assignment in this, the third episode in the world- famous Hornblower saga. Ignoring the lure of prize money, he risks death to defend the British Atlantic Fleet from a French warship many...

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    Action Adventure

    1957

    Horatio Hornblower - 10

    Surging with the roaring excitement of the sea, this tenth novel in the magnificent naval saga of Horatio Hornblower is the most thrilling yet. On foreign waters still churning with intrigue in the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars, the valiant Hornbl...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1955

    This novel details a trans-Atlantic convoy cruise during World War II. Described with the accuracy of nonfiction are the complex manoeuvres with which the convoy commander shepherds his close-packed flock of 37 escorts and tankers as they evade or de...

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    Action Adventure

    1953

    Horatio Hornblower - 4

    Here is the fourth exciting novel in the world-acclaimed saga of Horatio Hornblower, the most famous naval hero in all fiction. He's a captain now, in command of HMS Atropos, a sloop of war, admittedly the smallest ship in the British navy, but as fa...

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    Action Adventure

    1952

    Horatio Hornblower - 2

    This volume is the second book in the continuing saga of Horatio Hornblower, the most extraordinary naval hero in all fiction. In this story we experience the heartbreak and violence of life on board the fighting ships of the Napoleonic era. It is...

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    Action Adventure

    1950

    Horatio Hornblower - 1

    In this, the first book of the classic Hornblower saga, we meet the indomitable young Horatio, and discover firsthand how he rode the seas to become the sterling old seadog of the Royal Navy and one of the greatest fictional heroes of all time. It...

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    Action Adventure

    1946

    Horatio Hornblower - 9

    It is the fall of 1813. The redoubtable Sir Horatio Horn- blower faces challenges more perilous than ever before. He must embark on a most delicate and dangerous assignment: the recapture of the eighteen-gun brig Flame from her mutinous crew, who hav...

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    Action Adventure

    1945

    Horatio Hornblower - 8

    With the fate of Europe hanging on the outcome of his mission, the indefatigable Horatio Hornblower returns to sea with the rank of commodore. Aided by a small but powerful squadron, he sails to the bloody vortex of a nightmare to sway alliances and ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1940

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    Action Adventure

    1938

    Horatio Hornblower - 7

    Captive of the French, the blazingly incomparable Captain Hornblower confronts his most impossible challenge in this raging seventh adventure in the world-famed saga of the sea. Imprisoned, with no hope of pardon, he brilliantly escapes execution and...

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    Action Adventure

    1938

    Horatio Hornblower - 6

    It is 1810, and Wellington has yet to crush Bonaparte. The Peninsular Campaign rages on, with Spain in Napoleon's bloody clutches. Sailing his ship of the line to join the blockade off the Spanish coast, Hornblower sets the Mediterranean abroil in a ...

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    Action Adventure

    1937

    Horatio Hornblower - 5

    The dauntless and courageous Captain Hornblower finds himself on his most harrowing mission in this thrilling fifth adventure in the world-renowned naval saga. On a grueling voyage to the Pacific aboard the frigate Lydia, he risks mutiny, death and t...

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    Action Adventure

    1935

    Alnut and Rose, a disreputable Cockney and an English spinster missionary, wend their way down a river in Central Africa in a rickety, asthmatic steam launch. These improbable allies are separated by the thin line of civilization, yet are gradually j...

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    Action Adventure

    1932

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

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