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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Too bad the truth is so unpopular. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Despite the defeat, the Spaniards won a “victory of character”, the book fabo. Description Details Customer Reviews En visperas del bicentenario de la batalla de Trafalgar 21 de octubre deAlfaguara pidio a Arturo Perez-Reverte un relato sobre trafalgzr particular vision del combate naval mas famoso de la historia, que enfrento a la escuadra combinada hispano-francesa con la britanica, mandada por el almirante Nelson, en las aguas espanolas del cabo Trafalgar.

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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. Nelson in a lifejacket?

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Cabo Trafalgar 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. Let us know about it.

Cabo Trafalgar

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. 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.

The Spanish contribution to the fleet is often forgotten: Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’.

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.


Trafalgar ‘was a moral victory for the Spanish’ – Telegraph

The book’s publication coincides with a debate among Spanish politicians and military officers about how best to commemorate the bicentenary of Trafalgar.

Write a customer review. Some form of commemoration vabo 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.

Most accounts of the battle pay tribute to the way the Spaniards resisted savage attacks by Nelson’s fleet. Spain has had fanatic priests, corrupt ministers and imbecile kings but at least the people fought.

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Paperback – Trade Edition: 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.