Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Napoleon 1812” as Want to Read:
Napoleon 1812
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Napoleon 1812

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Napoleon's invasion of Russia occupied only six months, June to December 1812, but during that period nearly 500,000 men died. At the start Napoleon was at the height of his power, at the end at his nadir.

Why did he invade Russia? Why, in spite of his early successes and the capture of Moscow, did he fail?

Nigel Nicolson writes that he wanted to "...examine the story afre

Unknown Binding, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Napoleon 1812, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Napoleon 1812

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 52)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Raphael Bernardo
Well written. Nice short book on Napoleon in 1812.
Jason Koivu
Nov 18, 2009 Jason Koivu rated it really liked it
Shelves: history
This is a great supplemental book for those interested in studying the Napoleonic Wars. It's not a good overview, but it will color in many details you might not get in another book attempting to encompass the whole period.
A well written, concise, and entertaining overview of Napoleon's disastrous campaign in Russia.
Aug 26, 2013 rope rated it liked it
Decent read. I enjoyed it.
Rafael  Sales
Biblioteca do 51 BIS.
Paul rated it really liked it
Jun 28, 2016
Mark rated it liked it
Apr 23, 2016
CT-516 rated it liked it
Feb 18, 2016
Frank rated it liked it
Aug 20, 2015
Gary Malandro
Gary Malandro rated it really liked it
Aug 09, 2015
Iain rated it liked it
Jun 29, 2015
Li Zara
Li Zara marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
JSK added it
Dec 15, 2014
Robert Brightwell
Robert Brightwell marked it as to-read
Oct 24, 2014
Bill added it
Oct 03, 2014
Kierkegaard's Pancakes
Kierkegaard's Pancakes rated it it was amazing
Sep 22, 2014
Hollwood Woodoo
Hollwood Woodoo marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2014
Mark rated it liked it
Nov 11, 2014
Rintintin marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2014
ΑνναΦ marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2014
Roderick Mackin
Roderick Mackin rated it liked it
Jan 08, 2014
'Aussie Rick'
'Aussie Rick' rated it liked it
Jan 05, 2014
Kevin Donohue
Kevin Donohue marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Bert Hubinger
Bert Hubinger marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2013
Hannah rated it liked it
Sep 13, 2013
Patrick Miller
Patrick Miller rated it liked it
Jul 28, 2013
Steve Atwell
Steve Atwell marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2013
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Apr 23, 2013
Paul Lituczy
Paul Lituczy rated it it was amazing
Mar 29, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »