C. S. Forester

Novelist, Author

1899 – 1966

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Who was C. S. Forester?

Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, 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 era, and The African Queen. His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded the 1938 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.

Famous Quotes:

  • Damn my eyes. Damn my soul. Glorious!
  • "Today is Sunday, sir," said Bush, simply.
  • "Damn my eyes. Damn my soul. Glorious!"

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Born
Aug 27, 1899
Cairo
Also known as
  • Cecil Louis Troughton Smith
  • C.S. Forester
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • King's College London
  • Dulwich College
  • Alleyn's School
  • Guy's Hospital
Died
Apr 2, 1966
Fullerton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013