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Commodore Hornblower
Paperback  Paperback  
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.
Genre: Historical
Published: Apr 1989
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN13: 9780316289382
ISBN10: 0316289388
Pages: 320