By C. S. Forester
Although the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland is the ugliest and least fascinating two-decker within the army and a workforce scarcity capability he needs to recruit 200 and fifty landlubbers, Hornblower is aware that by the point Sutherland and her squadron achieve the blockaded Catalonian coast each seaman will do his responsibility. yet with bold raids opposed to the French military and army to be made, it's going to take all Hornblower's seamanship and stewardship to lead a gradual path to victory and residential. this can be the 6th of 11 books chronicling the adventures of C. S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower
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