Item description for Napoleon and His Court by C. S. Forester...
A well-researched, comprehensive and delightfully written early work of the celebrated author of the Hornblower series and other great novels.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.76" Weight: 0.94 lbs.
Publisher Simon Publications
ISBN 1931541965 ISBN13 9781931541961
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More About C. S. Forester
Cecil Scott "C.S." Forester, born in Cairo in August 1899, was the fifth and last child of George Foster Smith and Sarah Medhurst Troughton. After finishing school at Dulwich College he attended Guy's Medical School but failed to finish the course, preferring to write than study. However, it was not until he was aged twenty-seven that he earned enough from his writing to live on.During the Second World War, Forester moved to the United States where he met a young British intelligence officer named Roald Dahl, whom he encouraged to write about his experiences in the RAF.Forester's most notable works were the Horatio Hornblower series, which depicted a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic era, and "The African Queen" (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.
C. S. Forester lived in the state of California. C. S. Forester was born in 1899 and died in 1966.
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