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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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The account reserves some excoriating criticism for Spain’s French allies and some modern vernacular Castilian for the English. Perhaps it is the most unusual praise of Horatio Nelson in world literature but he is described as a “ham of the biggest whore of a mother” and a “jabugo [a quality ham] of the seas”.
Mr Perez-Reverte’s thesis is that the political circumstances trqfalgar to the battle had already doomed the Spanish sailors.
Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’. 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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Despite the defeat, the Spaniards won a “victory of character”, the book says. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Is this product missing categories? Add to Your books. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. 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”. Georgian Era 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.
The Battle of Trafalgar was a moral victory for Spain that should be a source of national pride, a book by one of its leading authors claims. Google Books — Loading Product details Mass Market Paperback: Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Monday 31 December Don’t have a Kindle? For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Showing of 5 reviews. 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.
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