The Happy Return Paperback
Part of the A Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea series
June, 1808 - and off the Coast of Nicaragua Captain Horatio Hornblower has his hands full . . .Now in command of HMS Lydia, a thirty-six-gun frigate, Hornblower has instructions to form an alliance against the Spanish colonies with a mad and messianic revolutionary, El Supremo; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and 'to take, sink, burn or destroy' the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line Natividad - or face court-martial. And as if that wasn't hard enough, Hornblower must also contend with the charms of an unwanted passenger: Lady Barbara Wellesley . . . This is the fifth of eleven books chronicling the adventures of C.
S. Forester's inimitable nautical hero, Horatio Hornblower.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2011
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241955536