|Title:||The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower|
|Authors:||C. Northcote Parkinson, C. Northcote Parkinson|
|Number of pages:||304|
A fictional biography chronicling the rise of Horatio Hornblower from a midshipman in 1794 to a revered admiral of the fleet in 1847. Northcote Parkinson has evoked life at sea in a British Man O'War with details of the minutiae of naval life during the Napoleonic period.