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Lieutenant Hornblower by C.S. Forester
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May 01, 2011

really liked it
Read from April 11 to May 01, 2011

We start the story in what seems a few years on from his release from captivity at the end of the previous novel. This part of the saga focuses on the precarious nature of life as a sea officer. The suffering at the hands of a mad captain and just how quickly one's dreams of succession and promotion can be dashed over mere unfortunate circumstances beyond one's controls
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