Audacious in battle (he once ignored a superior's order to cease action at Copenhagen by putting his telescope to his blind eye and saying he could not see the signal) and winner of some of Britain's greatest victories, Nelson possessed an extraordinary amount dash and courage, thus rendering him one of history's great romantic figures.
©1990 Robert Southey; (P)1996 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Who hired this narrator?. He sounds like he is straight out of a Dickens novel. Great story but unlistenable.
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I am sure the contents of this audio book are very interesting but I really can't get on with the accent and tone of the narrator. I've stuck with it for about an hour now but I am continually finding myself having to rewind as I have lost concentration on it. This has not happened with any of the other audio books I have downloaded. I'm sure it is just a personal thing but I would advise you to listen to sample recording carefully and ask yourself whether you can engage with that voice for a prolonged period of time.
The book was full of fact but not that interestingly put forward. The orator was monotone and you have to concentrate hard to maintain focus.
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