2011-03-17 · in Books, Hornblower · 66 words

Lord 'Oratio 'Ornblower liberates France by being in the right place at the right time purely by accident — which means that large chunks of this are Hornblower without the usual naval gubbins, giving him a chance to develop as a character a bit more. It's an interesting experiment even if I'm not convinced it's very successful.