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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See all 5 reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Recently added by pereillaMartinlnovofersermarLumifgelucinschivisperas1Davitxin45Tacuazin. Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Nelson letters come to light. 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 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. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Too bad the truth is so unpopular. Spain has had fanatic priests, corrupt ministers and imbecile kings but at least the people fought.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. A contemporary report in the Gibraltar Chronicle quoted in Cabo Gibraltar states: 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. Customers who bought this item also bought. Monday 31 December They were badly trained and often unpaid and reluctant allies of the French who were incompetently led by Adml Villeneuve.


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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Set up a giveaway. Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’. The account reserves some excoriating criticism for Spain’s French allies and some modern vernacular Castilian for the English.

Napoleonic Wars Peninsular War Mr Perez-Reverte’s thesis is that the political circumstances leading to the battle had already doomed the Spanish pperez. El vocabulario naval tambien se me antoja excesivo, seguro que para los aficionados a la teafalgar se trata de algo genial pero para el resto de los humanos supone demasiadas visitas a google o directamente saltarse algunos parrafos.

Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’

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Cabo Perrez by Arturo Perez-Reverte, published to tie in with the bicentenary of the battle next year, sets out to restore Spain’s place at the centre of the battle which is still seen as a shameful period in its history. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Edit to localize it to your language. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The Spanish contribution to the fleet is often forgotten: Review This Product No reviews yet – be the first to create one!


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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 8 80, 3. Despite the defeat, the Spaniards won a “victory of character”, the book says.

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Paperback – Trade Edition: A activation email has been sent to you. Battle of Trafalgar Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson. Showing of 5 reviews. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Checkout Your Cart Price.

For example, look at the dignity of the people in the wake of the attacks on Madrid acbo March Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation.