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Jul 22

Teens Review: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on July 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Title: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester
Reviewer: Blaine H.
Rating: 5 Stars

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower book coverMr. Midshipman Hornblower is about a 17-year-old British naval officer who lived during the French Revolution. The book takes place in 1793, just as the Napoleonic Wars are about to start.
The novel is the first in a series of a compilation of short stories about the adventures and battles of Mr. Hornblower throughout his naval career. In this book, Midshipman Hornblower learns how the Navy operates and how to act during any situation that might occur. He engages in several battles involving the French and the Spanish armies.

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