The following is a personality profile of C. S. Forester based on his work.
C. S. Forester is shrewd, inner-directed and restrained.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is independent as well: he has a strong desire to have time to himself. But, C. S. Forester is also proud: he holds hisself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and independence. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he welcomes when others direct his activities for him.
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