Lieutenant Hornblower - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Lieutenant Hornblower.
This section contains 836 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lieutenant Hornblower Study Guide

Chapter 15 Summary

Bush remains confined to his berth until Renown makes Kingston. At the port, Hornblower sends lemonade and other conveniences to Bush's cabin. Bush reflects upon what he has learned since regaining consciousness. Sawyer is dead—one of the Spaniards murdered the insane captain while he was still lashed to a board. Buckland remains alive and unharmed, though he was captured in his bed, asleep. Hornblower assembled all of the prize crews before boarding Renown and his storming was entirely successful. Losses among the British were high—losses among the Spaniards were very high. The most likely explanation of how the Spaniards came to be free involves speculation and judgment: Bush rather thinks British seamen must have let Spanish women out in exchange for sexual favors, the freed women then conspiring to free the men. After consideration, Bush realizes that all of...

(read more from the Chapter 15 Summary)

This section contains 836 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lieutenant Hornblower Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Lieutenant Hornblower from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook