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.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Send us a new image. Aunque aprecio el empleo del lenguaje soez que suele hacer Reverte, de manera puntual, para reflejar el lenguaje real y dar fuerza a alguna intervencion en el caso de este libro se le ha ido de las manos. A activation email has been sent to you. 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.
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. Become a LibraryThing Author.
The engagement was one of the most decisive victories in the history of naval warfare, with 18 of the 33 French and Spanish captured or sunk.
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Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’
Nelson letters come to light. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Some form lerez 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. Spain has had fanatic priests, corrupt ministers and imbecile kings but at least the people fought.
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The book’s publication coincides with a debate among Spanish politicians and military officers about how best to commemorate the bicentenary of Trafalgar. Information from the French Common Knowledge. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. No current Talk conversations about this book.
Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’ – Telegraph
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