Cecil Scott Forester

  • 1899–08–27 (Cairo, Egypt) – 1966–04–02 (Fullerton, USA)
  • british prose writer, playwriter and journalist (The Times)
  • did not finished studies of medicine
  • during WWII served for Department of information
  • during WWII collected materials for his books by travelling with RN a USN
  • work:
    • The Ship (this story takes place during World War Two in the Mediterranean Sea during battles around Malta)
    • The African Queen, made into a motion picture (story from equatorial Africa takes place at the beginning of World War One)
    • The General (story from World War One)
    • Hornblower saga

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