C.S. Forester was a British historical novelist known mainly for his novels featuring Horatio Hornblower, a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars.
The subject might be just one painting, but it also tells of the history of the time, military tactics, art history, and religious and regional politics
Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July, 1792 – 9 August, 1848) was a Royal Navy officer, and a novelist who pioneered historical naval fiction.
This book has layers which allow the reader to think about and explore. Jealousy, friendship, envy, love, arrogance and, of course, redemption