Published by Heinemann Octopus, Undated, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed.
Condition: Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with creasing to the front flap and fading at the spine. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.
Complete & Unabridged. From the cover: All Foresters special qualities as a master story writer are shown to the full in these six books; his brilliant character sketches, his faultless command of technical detail and his power to communicate excitement make these novels of the sea and of war unforgettable. Captain Horatio Hornblower is one of fictions most famous characters-here he is a raw young midshipman learning his trade the hard way. THE SHIP is a book which you will not be able to put down a minute by minute account of a modern sea battle as seen by the crew of a light cruiser. It is possible to identify wholeheartedly with Foresters entertaining and very human heroes and to sink unconsciously into their conditions so skilfully brought to life by this great writer.