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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brookes, Mabel Emmerton, Dame, 1894-
St. Helena story.
New York, Dodd, Mead, 1961 [©1960]
(OCoLC)669390538
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Betsy Blacombe; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mabel Emmerton Brookes, Dame
OCLC Number: 1305084
Description: 309 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: An emperor's island prison --
The exile's arrival --
At the Balcombes' --
A new Napoleon Bonaparte --
Prison society --
Betsy and the emperor --
Admiral Cockburn, a kind jailer --
Ghosts --
The friends are separated --
Longwood prison --
The general and his jailer --
The Malcolms --
Nostalgia --
The elusive prisoner --
Deadwood races --
Regimented social life --
The king of Rome --
The deportation of Las Cases --
Betsy and the ensign --
The emperor's decline --
The Balcombes leave St. Helena --
The suite at Longwood --
'Sighting' the emperor --
Exlies in England --
Napoleon's last phase --
The emperor's death --
Obsequies, 1821 and 1840 --
Present day St. Helena --
Residents and visitors on St. Helena.
Responsibility: With a foreword by R.G. Menzies.

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