Quotes by C. S. Forester

About C. S. Forester:

Cecil Louis Troughton Smith was an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of naval warfare. His most notable works were the 12-book Horatio Hornblower series, depicting a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars, and The African Queen (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston). His novels, A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours, were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.

Author Bio

  • NameC. S. Forester
  • DescriptionBritish novelist
  • AliasesCecil Lewis Troughton Smith; Cecil Scott Forester
  • BornAugust 27, 1899
  • DiedApril 2, 1966
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Screenwriter; Novelist
  • AwardsJames Tait Black Memorial Prize