C. S. Forester

C. S. Forester was born in Cairo in 1899. After studying medicine, he rose to fame with tales of naval warfare. On the outbreak of World War II he worked for the British Ministry of Information in America writing propaganda. His most notable works were the twelve Horatio Hornblower books, 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. He died in 1966.

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Author: C. S. Forester | Narrator: Jim Frangione
Release Date: April 07, 2020
Soon to a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks premiering May 8, a World War II naval thriller of "high and glittering excitement" (The New York Times) from the author of the legendary Hornblower seriesThe mission of Commander George Krause of the...