Nelson: A Personal History by Christopher Hibbert

Nelson: A Personal History

byChristopher Hibbert

Paperback | June 10, 1996

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In this coloful, absorbing tale of Nelson's life on and off the high seas, Hibbert illuminates the admiral's personality, his personal and political friendships, his relationship with Sir William Hamilton, and his passionate love affair with Hamilton's wife, the beautiful Lady Emma, daughter of a blacksmith and once a London prostitute. Whether quarreling with royalty, wooing beautiful women around the world, or winning history's most famous sea battles, Hibbert's irascible Nelson is a character for all times.

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Christopher Hibbert has written many well-received biographies, including, most recently, Queen Victoria. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Honorary Doctor of Letters of Leicester University.
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Title:Nelson: A Personal HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:524 pages, 9 × 6 × 9.21 inPublished:June 10, 1996Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 10:0201408007

ISBN - 13:9780201408003

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In this colorful, absorbing tale of Nelson's life on and off the high seas, Hibbert illuminates the admiral's personality, his personal and political friendships, his relationship with Sir William Hamilton, and his passionate love affair with Hamilton's wife.