Book List:36 titles
  • 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...


  • 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...



  • 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...


  • 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 snat...


  • 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...


  • 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....



  • Herbert Curzon is a former cavalry officer who earned fortuitous distinction in the Boer War. He knew little then; he learned nothing since. But the army, desperate for officers in the opening months of WW I, hands Curzon, a new division to train. A ...






  • No one but a madman would put to sea in such conditions. A blizzard cut visibility to yards. Long Island Sound was galloping whitecaps. But in this second year of the war of 1812, conditions like these spelled opportunity to Captain Josiah Peabody, U...



  • 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...




  • 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...


  • Loa was not just king of his Central African tribe, he was a god to his people. He controlled life and death in his village. Then he turned outward and conquered his neighbors. He felt very fierce. But this was not to last. Europe was on the march in...


    • 1976
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    • 1967
    • / Action Adventure
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    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...


    • 1962
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    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...


    • 1957
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    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...



    • 1953
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    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...


    • 1952
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    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...


    • 1950
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    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...


    • 1946
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    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...


    • 1945
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    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 ...



    • 1938
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    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...


    • 1938
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    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 ...






    • 1937
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    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...


    • 1935
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    First published in 1935, C.S. Forester's classic romantic adventure is a tale of opposites attracted. Allnut and Rose, a disreputable Cockney and an English spinster missionary, wend their way down a river in Central Africa in a rickety, asthmatic st...


    • 1932
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    Separated from his regiment during a retreat, Rifleman Matthew Dodd of Wellington's army engaged the French single-handedly and eventually causes their retreat. If you liked "The Gun," you will love this book....


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...