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How Far From Austerlitz? by Alistair Horne
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Nov 28, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: napoleonic





I thoroughly enjoyed reading this account of Napoleon and I still think that Alistair Horne is one of the best historical writers on French history around today. The book's narrative flowed along well and it was a pleasure to read, I really did not notice the mistakes mentioned and in total they are only minor. Take the time to sit down and read this book, its worth it.
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Manray9 I am a great fan of Horne. My favorite: The Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962.


'Aussie Rick' A great book Manray9, like you, Horne is one of my favourite historians. Have you read his book on Verdun?


message 3: by Manray9 (last edited Oct 16, 2013 05:39PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Manray9 I did read the book on Verdun. I have his bio of Harold MacMillan, but haven't read it yet.


'Aussie Rick' I should have guessed :)


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