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Napoleon Bonaparte

3.78  ·  Rating Details  ·  37 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Variously portrayed as a megalomaniacal ogre intent on sacrificing millions of people to his own ambition, as a power-hungry conqueror, and as a military genius, Napoleon Bonaparte was far too complex a man to be reduced to any single one of these characterizations. Drawn from Napoleon's own correspondence and an in-depth knowledge of history, this masterful biography is f ...more
Paperback, 418 pages
Published April 25th 2002 by Sutton Publishing (first published 1952)
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Mick Maye
Jul 01, 2011 Mick Maye rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Reasonable expose of his life taken from the middle description of his life. Occassionally he tends to go to the British (Napoleon is an ogre) view, but mostly has a balanced view of his life.
Jul 29, 2012 Kate rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
the beginning of the first chapter was ok. couldn't read most of it becuase it bored me. the language sounds old fashioned. i dont recommend it.
Alejandro Monsivais
Feb 21, 2012 Alejandro Monsivais rated it really liked it
Best Napoleon biography I ever read, just amazing.
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