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Napoleon : a Biography.

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011.
Series: Pimlico (Series), 325.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author McLynn explores the Promethean legend from his Corsican roots, through the chaotic years of the French Revolution and his extraordinary military triumphs, to the coronation in 1804, to his fatal decision in 1812 to add Russia to his seemingly endless conquests, and his ultimate defeat, imprisonment, and death in Saint Helena. McLynn aptly reveals the extent to which Napoleon was both existential hero and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McLynn, Frank.
Napoleon : A Biography.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2011
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 9781628720259 1628720255 9781448129584 1448129583
OCLC Number: 855969289
Description: 1 online resource (1194 pages).
Series Title: Pimlico (Series), 325.

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Napoleon the man emerges as an even more fascinating character than previously imagined, and McLynn brilliantly reveals the extent to which he was both existential hero and plaything of Fate;  Read more...

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One of the year's best biographies... A compelling portrait of one of history's greatest figures -- Catherine Lockerbie * Scotsman * McLynn writes with considerable verve: his pithy characterisations Read more...

 
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