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Breaking the Line

(2001)
(The third book in the Nelson and Emma series)
A novel by

 
Following Nelson's victory at the Nile he was feted at home. Further victories against the French raised his popularity with the public at large to fever pitch. But at court Nelson's ego and his love for Emma Hamilton, seen as little more than a whore by the courtiers surrounding George III, dogged his progress. Only in death was he finally accepted at the heart of society. Following both Nelson's exceptional career and the spirited progress of Emma, this is a story of talent and character overcoming tradition and expectation; a story of a society on the cusp of the liberal 18th and conservative 19th centuries and the fate of two people caught in the middle of the change. From Arctic ice flow to Neapolitan courtroom, from single ship actions in the dank English Channel to fleet actions in the mouth of the Nile, this is the story of a great hero, a doomed love affair and a war that stretched across the world.

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Used availability for David Donachie's Breaking the Line


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Hardback Editions

November 2001 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Nelson: Breaking the Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7528-2474-0 / 978-0-7528-2474-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Paperback Editions

September 2004 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Breaking the Line (The Nelson and Emma Trilogy)
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-59013-090-1 / 978-1-59013-090-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: McBooks Press
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May 2003 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Nelson - Breaking The Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7528-4823-2 / 978-0-7528-4823-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2001 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Nelson: Breaking the Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7528-4681-7 / 978-0-7528-4681-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

January 2013 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Breaking The Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-3455-4 / 978-1-4079-3455-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2013 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Breaking The Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-3456-2 / 978-1-4079-3456-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2013 : UK MP3 CD
Title: Breaking The Line
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-3457-0 / 978-1-4079-3457-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Breaking the Line
Author(s): David Donachie
Publisher: Soundings
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Breaking the Line (Nelson and Emma Trilogy)
Author(s): David Donachie
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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