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Ship of the line

C. S. Forester

Ship of the line

by C. S. Forester

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. S. Forester.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.F75956 Shi, PR6011.O56 Shi
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p.
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6367198M
      LC Control Number38006962

        After seeing a spate of Hornblower TV features, I finally picked up one to read. I expected a sort of gung-ho boys' book. Instead, Ship of the Line draws a complex, interesting character who lacks either the saccharine of many "boys' books" of the late 19th or early 20th centuries or the "grit over good" tone of the rather ridiculous "tough mercenary kills all" modern cheap war by: The first voyage of the starship Enterprise E! From the creator of Star Trek: Invasion! Ship of the Line is a Pocket TNG novel written by Diane Carey. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in hardback in October Published: 1 October 1 January (rerelease).

      Get this from a library! Ship of the line. [C S Forester] -- Captain Horatio Hornblower and the undaunted crew of the Sutherland set sail to rival the exploits of Napoleon's ships. Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Napoleonic Wars–era Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels and stories by C. S. was later the subject of films, radio and television programmes, and C. Northcote Parkinson elaborated a definitive biography.. The original Hornblower tales began with the novel The Happy Return (U.S. title Beat to Quarters) with the Created by: C. S. Forester.

      A Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea May, - and thirty-nine-year-old Captain Horatio Hornblower has been handed his first ship of the line 4/5(1).   The Ship of the Line takes the best models from the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to tell the story of the evolution of the ship of the line, known as the capital ship and epitome of British sea power during its heyday from This period coincided with the golden age of ship modeling. Each volume depicts over one hundred models in full color photos, including many close-up /5(26).


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Ship of the Line reveals an unforgettable lost chapter in the ongoing saga of Star Trek that will thrill readers of every generation/5(48). Ship of the Line (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(52).

Ship of the Line is one of the highpoints of the Horatio Hornblower series -- a dazzling adventure built around three-dimensional characters that will have you running to the store to buy the sequel.

Do /5(). The brief book begins by noting the importance of this class of vessel (Page 3): "Seapower was the key to victory, and the British ship-of-the-line was the ultimate arbiter of maritime supremacy." The book begins by noting the rating system (depending largely on firepower; full review (19) 4.

A Ship of the Line was the second book written by CS Forester in what would become his Hornblower series. It was commissioned in the wake of the success of the first Hornblower novel, The Happy Return (called Beat to Quarters in the US), which had originally been written as a standalone work/5.

"Ship Of The Line" tells the story of the first voyage of the "U.S.S Enterprise (TM) " NCiE, under the command of Morgan Bateson. Captain Bateson, a man from the 23rd century now living in the 24th, sees what no one else can see: that the Klingon Empire is building its forces and preparing to strike against the Federation/5.

Ship of the Line is one of the highpoints of the Horatio Hornblower series -- a dazzling adventure built around three-dimensional characters that will have you running to the store to buy the sequel. Do yourself a favor and buy Flying Colours when you buy this one.

Cited by: Ship of the Line is one of the highpoints of the Horatio Hornblower series -- a dazzling adventure built around three-dimensional characters that will have you running to the store to buy the sequel.

Do yourself a favor and buy Flying Colours when you buy this one. /5(). Ship of the Line (Hornblower Saga, #6) Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by C.

Forester (Author)5/5(1). Ships of the Line by Doug Drexler and Margaret Clark (eds) with Michael Okuda providing text is a gorgeous book of Star Trek artwork. It features beautifully drawn images from the Star Trek: Ships of the Line calendars and was put together as part of the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of Star Trek/5.

Overview Hornblower leads his first ship of the line into enemy waters in this installment of C. Forester's beloved adventure series, called "exciting, realistic, packed with grand naval action" by the New Yorker.

Mayseventeen years deep into the Napoleonic Wars/5(15). About The Book In celebration of one of science fiction's most beloved franchises, an updated edition of the acclaimed Ships of the Line hardcover collection.

They dared to risk it all in a skiff of reeds or leather, on a ship of wood or steel, knowing the only thing between them and certain death was their ed on: Decem His most notable works were the book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen (; filmed in by John Huston).

His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to /5. Ship Of The Line () About book: This review is for the complete book series of THE HORNBLOWER SAGA by C.S.

Forester, which I just finished reading last night.[Note: Individual books have individual star ratings (mostly 5-star, a few 4-star), but the descriptive review will be the same for each, and encompass the entire series, as follows.]Actually, I just finished reading the complete.

The Ship of the Line book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This definitive work is a major step forward in the study of th /5. This, the first of a two-volume study, outlines the history and technical development of the battlefleet from The story of the line-of-battle ship is described in terms of individual vessels and classes, highlighting the factors influencing specific changes in design.5/5(4).

This is a list of ships of the line of the Royal Navy of England, and later (from ) of Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. The list starts fromthe year in which the Royal Navy came into being after the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II, up until the emergence of the battleship aroundas defined by the Admiralty.

LibraryThing Review User Review - Jean_Sexton - LibraryThing. This is a gorgeous art book collecting the art from the Ships of the Line calendar series. Sadly I missed some of the Star Trek series (I'm a TOS, TAS, and TNG girl) so some of the ships were totally /5(6).

Ship Of The Line () About book: This review is for the complete book series of THE HORNBLOWER SAGA by C.S. Forester, which I just finished reading last night.[Note: Individual books have individual star ratings (mostly 5-star, a few 4-star), but the descriptive review will be the same for each, and encompass the entire series, as follows.]Actually, I just finished reading the complete /5(5).

Ship of the Line - An exceptional Star Trek story. Published by User, 16 years ago Capitalizing on the Star Trek The Next Generations fifth season episode "Cause and Effect" and the sixth season's episodes of "Chain of Command" parts I and II, Diane Carey deftly weaves another great STNG tale involving Captain Morgan Bateson and Gul Madred respectively in "Ship of 5/5(5).

This definitive work is a major step forward in the study of the sailing warship. For the first time, the development of the line-of-battle ship is described precisely, in terms of individual ships and classes, highlighting the factors influencing specific changes in design. This sophisticated approach allows the author to tackle a great many myths-such as the static nature of eighteenth.

The Ship of the Line takes the best models from the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to tell the story of the evolution of the ship of the line, known as the capital ship and epitome of British sea power during its heyday from – This period coincided with the golden age of ship modeling.

Each volume depicts over one hundred models in full color photos, including many close-up. Ship of the Line by C S Forester,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).