318 pp Unusual variant of dj
"This is your 'strike-bound' jacket for LORD HORNBLOWER the October Guild selection. We are doing our best to continue Guild service in spite of circumstances beyond our control. Your handsomely printed full color jacket will be sent to you with the November selection. .WE HOPE THIS PARALYZING STRIKE, PREVENTING ALL DELIVERIES FROM NEW YORK CITY, IS OVER BY THEN. " ".
As this novel of the final days of the Napoleonic War begins, Horatio Hornblower has been ordered to quell a mutiny that he is afraid may have been justified. The story continues as he wins a major naval victory, a peerage, and the death penalty at a French prison camp."