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The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson
Synopses & Reviews
While fully acknowledging Nelson's extraordinary charisma and skill as a leader, Knight takes a cool look at the old orthodoxies about Nelson's deep humanity and Christian piety, demonstrating the ruthlessness that was a core aspect of his personality.
The definitive biography of Horatio Nelson
Destined to be the definitive account of Horatio Nelson’s life for generations, the dazzling biography greatly enriches our understanding of this extraordinary man.
About the Author
Roger Knight is one of Britain’s foremost experts on naval history and a renowned Nelson scholar. He was the chief curator and deputy director of the National Maritime Museum, London, and is now visiting professor of naval history at the Greenwich Maritime Institute.
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