Losing Nelson

Product Number: EB00148790
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307948434
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

Barry Unsworth's Losing Nelson is a novel of obsession, the story of a man unable to see himself separately from the hero he mistakenly idolizes Admiral Lord Nelson. Charles Cleasby is, in fact, a Nelson biographer run amok. He is convinced that Nelson-Britain's greatest admiral, who finally defeated Napoleon, and lost his own life, in the Battle of Trafalgar-is the perfect hero, but in his research he has come upon an incident of horrifying brutality in Nelson's military career that simply stumps all attempts at glorification.

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Author(s): Barry Unsworth
Original Publish Date: Jan 10, 2012

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