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The Sword of Albion

John Sugden

One of Britain's greatest naval heroes, Nelson was nonetheless insecure and needed constant reassurance. Wellington thought him 'so vain and silly as to surprise and almost disgust me'. This second volume of Sugden's biography recounts Nelson's life from 1797 to his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Drawing on letters and diaries, it weaves his victories at the Nile and Copenhagen with his stormy relations with colleagues and his scandalous private life.

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  • Publisher: Henry Holt
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 940pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9780805078077
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1.2kg
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