C. S. Forester

C. S. Forester

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of naval warfare. His most notable works were the 11-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen. His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Forester was born in Cairo and educated at Alleyn's School, Dulwich College, and Guy's Hospital, but did not complete his studies there. He married Kathleen Belcher in 1926, had two sons, and divorced in 1945. His eldest son, John, is a noted cycling activist and wrote a biography of his fathershow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134974994
  • 9786134974998