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Oh Canada!


Friday (8/14) I embarked on my journey. I gave a goodbye hug to my 妹妹 (younger sister) Erin. It’s bittersweet because while my Chinese trip might be a 2 year study, it is a permanent departure because when I return to the west, it will likely be to live in Canada with my amazing husband. 346 more words

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The Happy Return - C.S. Forester

The Happy Return by C.S.Forester – A good read

July 10, 2012

‘The Happy Return’ written by C.S Forester in the 1930s is a fictional tale based around a seaman, Captain Hornblower who has become a favourite character in English Fiction. 164 more words

C.S. Forester

The Pursued – C. S. Forester

UK Publisher – Penguin Classics

Length – 244 pages in paperback

For Fans Of – Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, Grantchester, Evelyn Waugh

Synopsis – The story begins when Marjorie, a young woman, arrives home one summer evening and finds her sister, dead, with her head in the oven. 96 more words


C S Forester’s Hornblower and the Atropos (1953)

Review by Val H: Boy’s Own Plus.  That’s Hornblower and the Atropos: an exploration of leadership within an exciting swashbuckler.

The action takes place after the Battle of Trafalgar.   1,188 more words

Book Reviews

The Happy Return (1937) by C. S. Forester

Review by George S. The Happy Return was the first of Forester’s Hornblower novels to be published, though later books would fill in the hero’s earlier career. 807 more words

Book Reviews

C. S. Forester, Hornblower and 'The General'

It is C.S. Forester month at the Sheffield Hallam Popular Fiction Reading Group, and I have been reading (with considerable pleasure) the first Hornblower novel, … 1,000 more words


San Diego 2 Hour Harbor Cruise

Enjoy the spectacular Sights and Sounds of magnificent San Diego Bay. Cruise the Harbor in style and comfort from the observation deck of a beautiful Hornblower Yacht, with its encircling walkway and panoramic views. ALL ABOARD!

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