It has all the ingredients that readers who are familiar with the writing of Patrick O'Brian, Alexander Kent and CS Forester
will recognise: perilous seascapes, bloody sea battles, races against time and tide, gallant sea captains and salty crew, exotic locations but with a twist
Teddy Sheringham (footballer) and CS Forester
(author) - 2.
It has all the ingredients readers familiar with the writing of Patrick O'Brian, Alexander Kent and CS Forester
will recognise - perilous seascapes, bloody maritime battles, races against time and tide, gallant captains, salty crews and exotic locations - but with a twist
The piece, published in an American magazine had been commissioned by CS Forester
, author of Captain Hornblower.
Author CS Forester
based his hero's character and exploits on the life of Admiral Sir James Alexander Gordon.
I was hooked straightaway, and devoured these stories as well as the naval adventures of CS Forester
and others, particularly Patrick O'Brian.
Swashbuckling adventure, adapted from the novel by CS Forester
, starring Gregory Peck, James Robertson Justice and Virginia Mayo.
Based on the classic sea-faring adventures of CS Forester
and the most expensive drama made by ITV.
There, his talent for writing was recognised by Hornblower author, CS Forester