For all his young life Albert Brown had known that he was to join the Navy, and the beginning of the First World War finds him a Leading Seaman. Alone on the barren island of Resolution in the South Pacific, he fights against the might of a German battleship. This is the first of C.S.Forester's novels about the sea.
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Cecil Scott "C.S." Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith (27 August 1899 - 2 April 1966), an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of naval warfare. His most notable works were the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic era, and "The African Queen" (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston). His novels "A Ship of the Line" and "Flying Colours" were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.
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Book Description Pan Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0330021664 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0154626
Book Description Pan Books, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110330021664
Book Description Pan Books, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0330021664