Napolean: his wives and women
Christopher Hibbert introduces us to the many intriguing women behind Napoleonfrom his strong-willed mother and three sisters to his varied wives and mistresses. This lively historical account reveals Napoleon's often neglected private life and passion...more
Napoleon was as enigmatic as they come.
A self-confident, brilliant genius at times, yet he could be blind to others and himself. He could make mistakes that were as epic as his successes. The narrative of this work focuses on his relationships with the women of his life so there isn’t much...more
He was a petty, cruel, and extremely ambitious man who saw women as servants to his wishes and desire...more
Also, Hibbert's writing was very hard t...more
Described by Professor Sir John Plumb as "a writer of the highest ability and in the N...more