Napoleon

Napoleon

A Life

Book - 2014
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Draws on the recent publication of Napoleon's thousands of letters to share new insights into his character, motivations, and relationships.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780670025329
0670025321
Branch Call Number: 944.05092 NAPOL-R
Characteristics: xli, 926 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps

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maystearns
Mar 21, 2015

I renewed the book NAPOLEON
so it is not overdue.

You probably missed it going over to the new catalogue.

Please make the correction in your records.

Nancy Elsner

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lmm789
Feb 23, 2015

First rate. A masterwork. The only thing wrong with it is its weight. Ebook or, even better, eAudiobook would be better. Tirelessly researched and annotated. Yes, apparently previous books had access to only two-thirds of his correspondence. Confirms that young Nappy was a scholar of considerable achievement - a voracious reader of history and a math genius. I esp enjoy context that makes French Revolution disturbingly real. Even the introduction is excellent. Highly recommended.

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calico73
Feb 22, 2015

Andrew Roberts' new biography is well paced and thoroughly researched. He writes in a entertaining and insightful style that at times even made me think of McCulloughs ' John Adams', which is pretty high praise. Roberts benefits from his use of the recent release for the first time of a very large volume of Napoleon's correspondence.
Highly recommended.

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