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Horatio Nelson and His Victory (Dead Famous) Paperback – 21 Mar 2003
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You've probably heard of Horatio Nelson...He is dead famous for: courageously winning the Battle of Trafalgar carelessly losing and arm and an eye being stuck up a very high column But have you heard that Horatio: nearly got killed by a polar bear ate rats and maggots was pickled in a barrel of brandy? Yes, even though he's dead, Horatio's still full of surprises. Now you can get the inside story with Horatio's secret logbook, read scandalous snippets from The Solar Orb and relive the excitement of the greatest sea battle in history-aboard the Victory.
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'Horatio Nelson was dead famous when he was alive, and he became even more dead famous once he was dead. Even now, nearly 200 years later, most people know something about him. We asked a selection of ordinary passers-by what the name Nelson means to them...........Well if you carry on reading this book.........you'll be able to read about Nelson's amazing exploits........action-packed pages of exciting battles, passionate 'lurve' and very nasty dinners...........'
A colourful cover opens to 208 pages, split into chapters:
2. Nelson in nappies
3. Messing about in boats
4. Nelson goes north
5. Nasty Nicaragua and nice Mrs Nisbet
6. What, no war?
7. Nipping off to Naples
8. So long, Toulon
9. Armless Horatio
10. Foiling the French
11. Nobbling Naples
12. Furious Fanny and little Horatia
13. Duffing up the Danes
14. The French are coming! (Maybe)
15. The great Merton makeover
16. Follow that fleet
18. No more Nelson
Written in a variety of fonts, with humorous black and white cartoon illustrations throughout.
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