|Notes ||Lord Hornblower (1946) is a novel written by C. S. Forester which is part of the Horatio Hornblower series. |
In 1814, Hornblower is delegated to deal with the Flame, a brig full of mutineers off the French coast, near the mouth of the Seine. It is a tricky situation because the mutineers' demands cannot be met, but they have threatened that if a Royal Navy force tries to force their hand, they will slip into a nearby French port.
Prior to book form the story was serialized in the USA in The Saturday Evening Post, May 18, 1946 – July 6, 1946.