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Hornblower and the Atropos


Author(s):C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s):Ralph Pallen Coleman
Publisher(s): Little, Brown and Co.
Year Published: 1953
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
Fiction - novel
Historical Fiction – Napoleonic Wars
Sea Stories
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 325
ISBN-10: 0316289299
ISBN-13: 9780316289290
LCCN: 52009090
OCLC: 364440


Hornblower and the Atropos is a 1953 historical novel by C. S. Forester.

Horatio Hornblower is posted to HMS Atropos, the smallest vessel in the Royal Navy that merits command by a post-captain, as he salvages treasure from the Mediterranean Sea.

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