Fiddlers and Whores: The Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson's Fleet

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"A country of fiddlers and poets, whores and scoundrels"--Nelson's famous description of Naples--was a world eagerly embraced by a young Irish doctor called James Lowry who went to sea, apparently, for the sheer sense of adventure and a desire for exotic travel. Sent to join Nelson's victorious fleet after the Battle of the Nile, he experienced more naval action and saw more foreign climes than he had anticipated. What really engaged his interest (and enthusiasm) was the relaxed sexual mores of Italian society. With no ...

Fiddlers and Whores: The Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson's Fleet 2017, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781526701473

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Fiddlers and Whores: The Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson's Fleet 2006, Chatham Publishing, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781861762689

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