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Young Hornblower

Young Hornblower© 1948, 1951, 1953 C.S. Forester672 pages (My library’s copy has long lost its dustcover, but this would certainly be eye-catching…) A few weeks ago I began reading and was immediately taken by the adventures of Captain Horatio Hornblower, … Continue reading

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Captain Horatio Hornblower

Captain Horatio Hornblower© 1937 C.S. Forester504 pages Captain Picard: Just imagine what it was like. No engines, no computers… Just the wind…and the sea… and the stars to guide you. Commander Riker: Bad food, brutal discipline… no women. (Star Trek: … Continue reading

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