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1815 the Return of Napoleon

3.7  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  1 Review
-- A superb narrative of Napoleon's return to France in 1815
-- The first of two volumes on Napoleon in 1815
-- A brilliant survey of French attitudes to NapoleonThis unique and atmospheric volume presents the dramatic story of Napoleon's escape from Elba and march on Paris in the words of eyewitnesses and participants. Drawing on hundreds of first-hand accounts by Napoleon'
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Greenhill Books
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Philip
Mar 10, 2016 Philip rated it did not like it
God what a bore.

Drone, drone, drone. This non-entity said this, this nobody said that and Napoleon's bum wiper wrote that. What a yawn.

Dry, dull and tedious accoint of the Emperor's journey from Elba to Paris. Boring beyond belief adding nothing particularly new to the Napoleonic canon. No exciting battles.

This was a bog book. So boring I gave up on it half way through.

The piccies are good though.
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Paul Britten Austin was an English author, translator, broadcaster, administrator, and scholar of Swedish literature. He is known for his translations of and books on the Swedish musician, singer and poet Carl Michael Bellman.

Britten Austin was born in Dawlish, South Devon, England. His parents were the writers Frederick B.A. King and Mildred King. He was educated at Winchester College. In 1951, h
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