Bob Greatorex is a retired surgeon and a keen student of Admiral Horatio Nelson. He has lectured extensively about Nelson’s life and career for over three decades. Nelson’s Cat and the Agamemnon Eyepatch is the first of a series of books aimed at introducing primary school children to the famous sailor and his many seafaring endeavours.
He has previously published a biographical series of short stories titled Just Sign Here, recording his life as a surgeon.
Nelson’s Cat and the Agamemnon Eyepatch
An orphaned kitten, rescued from the jaws of a vicious dog by a young naval captain, Horatio Nelson, is taken on board the battleship HMS Agamemnon to control mice and rats in the hold. The year is 1793 and Britain’s navy is about to go to war with France. Terrified of cannons, mice and rats the k...