A new Collingwood book! :-)

14 April, 2008 at 6:40 pm Leave a comment

Special thanks to Secret Handshake for keeping me posted about this one. It’s odd that this book wasn’t listed in the last flyer of “Pen and Sword”, I’m sure I’d seen it.

In the Shadow of Nelson: THE LIFE OF ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD (Hardcover)

by Denis Orde.

Release date is 28 May; I’ve pre-ordered and will review once the book arrives. Am I the only one surprised that yet another Collingwood-biography is published? Not that I’d mind – hell, no! – but Old Cuddy seems to come back in fashion. Now all we need is a biography that does NOT mention Nelson on the cover as well. *snark*

Mark my words, in a year from now, there will be either the Collingwood-movie or the Collingwood-BBC-miniseries…

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