The Jamaican Affair of 1805

The Jamaican Affair of 1805

by John Mahon

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Overview

A new Horatio Hornblower adventure. Here we meet again Horatio Hornblower by the new author, John Mahon, in a new adventure approved by the sons of CSForester. The stirring action begins where the unfinished last Hornblower adventure (Hornblower During the Crisis) written by C.S.Forester ends. Hornblower travels as a spy disguised as a servant through Spain attempting to carry out the orders of the First Lord of the Admiralty. After a short spell in Portugal where newly invented spinnaker sails are fitted to his ship, he's off to Jamaica to protect the island against a possible French invasion by four ships loaded with Napoleon's soldiers. Several attractive women interfere with his conscience as he carries out his duty; his wife has an interlude with Lord Nelson. All the intricacies of the plot click together in this very good read about Hornblower, while keeping his history and character intact.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014504881
Publisher: eNet Press Inc.
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Series: Hornblower Saga , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 212,016
File size: 1 MB

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