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The history of Italy -- from the Congress of Vienna to the rise of Mussolini -- is treated in detail, with the clarity and fine writing one came to expect from C. S. Forester.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Simon Publications (first published 1927)
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Peter Macinnis
Dec 07, 2013 Peter Macinnis rated it it was amazing
Shelves: history, military-war
An excellent account of the era of the Risorgimento by a master story teller. Italy in the 19th century, with many acts of bastardry. I'm just sorry he didn't mention the nice draymen at the London brewery who showed Haynau what it felt like to be whipped.
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Cecil Scott Forester was the pen name of Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of adventure and military crusades. His most notable works were the 11-book Horatio Hornblower series, about naval warfare during the Napoleonic era, and The African Queen (1935; filmed in 1951 by John Huston). His novels A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours were jointly awarded t ...more
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