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Lord Hornblower returns to France after the abdication of Napoleon. While there he visits those who sheltered him during the war. Soon Napoleon returns to begin the hundred days campaign and Hornblower and his friends take to the hills to launch a daring guerilla campaign against the forces of the restored Emperor. My favorite in the series.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army    -   Navy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   40's-50's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Unusual forms of death    -   hanging    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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