For the bicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, Alfaguara asked Arturo Pérez-Reverte to narrate an account, with his particular vision, about the most. Cabo Trafalgar by Arturo Perez-Reverte, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Editions for Cabo Trafalgar: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The engagement was one of the most decisive victories in the history of naval warfare, with revefte of the 33 French and Spanish captured or sunk. Spain has had fanatic priests, corrupt ministers and imbecile kings but at least the people fought. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

For example, look at the dignity of the people in the wake of the attacks on Madrid on March Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The officers and crew of the Antilla, a twenty-four gun Spanish battleship, take part in the Battle of Trafalgar as part of the combined French-Spanish fleet. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Por ultimo, tratandose de un libro de Reverte echo en falta alguna de sus brillantes descripciones de viejos guerreros cuyas experiencias se muestran tanto en lo maltrecho de sus cuerpos como en lo profundo de sus miradas.

Nelson in a lifejacket? Product details Mass Market Paperback: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local xrturo. After repeated orders from Napoleon, Adml Villeneuve decided to sail from Cadiz in unfavourable conditions and against the advice of the Spanish commander, Adml Federico de Gravina.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 aeturo 1. Peninsular War The Battle of Trafalgar was a moral victory for Spain that should be a source reverge national pride, a book by one of its leading authors claims. Mr Perez-Reverte’s thesis is that the political circumstances leading to the battle had already doomed the Spanish sailors.

Information from the French Common Knowledge. Battle of Trafalgar Would you like to tell us about a lower price? El vocabulario naval tambien se me antoja excesivo, seguro que para los aficionados a la nautica se trata de algo genial pero para el resto de los humanos supone demasiadas visitas a google o directamente saltarse algunos parrafos.

Amazon Rapids Fun revsrte for kids on the go. Some form of commemoration has been mooted to take place in Cadiz and British diplomats have suggested erecting a plaque on Cape Trafalgar to commemorate the dead of all three nations. Checkout Your Cart Price.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. His new work includes some choice phrases, with Spanish sailors referring to the English enemy as “los hijos de la gran puta”, which means “sons of the great whore”.

Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Spanish contribution to the fleet is often forgotten: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Many historians and naval officers fear that politicians will block commemorations in Spain as many Spaniards still consider the battle to be a humiliating defeat. Otro artificio habitual del autor, la transcripcion directa de otros idiomas al castellano tambien aparece con demasiada frecuencia haciendo que en algunos pasajes uno no sepa ni que idioma esta leyendo.

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La combinacion de rigor historico y accion espectacular, unida a la habilidad narrativa del autor, convierten estas paginas en un clasico moderno de la literatura naval.

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What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The book, billed as the most important Spanish work on the subject since the eminent novelist Benito Perez-Galdos wrote his own Trafalgar, is a blend of archive research and popular narrative techniques.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The battle ended Napoleon’s schemes to invade Britain and laid the foundations for the Royal Navy’s unchallenged sovereignty of the world’s oceans for a century. Customers who bought this item also bought. The Spanish view is that Adml Gravina should not have given way to Villeneuve’s demand as the combined fleet was in no state to fight the English. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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