Napoleon: A Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Roberts

Napoleon: A Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrew Roberts year 2015
  • Book name: Napoleon: A Life
  • Author: Andrew Roberts
  • Release date: 2015/3/25
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780670025329
  • Rating: 8.56 of 10
  • Votes: 60
  • Review by: Karlee Gillespie
  • Review rating: 7.04 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Total pages: 926
  • Includes a PDF summary of 102 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War-winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius and astute leader of men. Like George Washington and his own hero Julius Caesar, he was one of the greatest soldier-statesmen of all times. Andrew Roberts's Napoleon is the first one-volume biography to take advantage of the recent publication of Napoleon's thirty-three thousand letters, which radically transform our understanding of his character and motivation. At last we see him as he was: protean multitasker, decisive, surprisingly willing to forgive his enemies and his errant wife Josephine. Like Churchill, he understood the strategic importance of telling his own story, and his memoirs, dictated from exile on St. Helena, became the single bestselling book of the nineteenth century. An award-winning historian, Roberts traveled to fifty-three of Napoleon's sixty battle sites, discovered crucial new documents in archives, and even made the long trip by boat to St. Helena. He is as acute in his understanding of politics as he is of military history. Here at last is a biography worthy of its subject: magisterial, insightful, beautifully written, by one of our foremost historians.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 49H7M46S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 55.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x244x46mm
  • Weight: 1,388g
  • Printed by: Viking Press Inc
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States

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