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Napoleon the Great

Andrew Roberts

5 mins

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Napoleon The Great is the modern biography of the legendary leader Napoleon Bonaparte, detailing his life from his early years to his greatest battles, political achievements, and ultimate exile.


Napoleon the Great

Napoleon the Great

by Andrew Roberts


Napoleon Bonaparte is a massive figure in world history - and a controversial one. In fact, what people learn about Napoleon has varied greatly depending on their country and time period.

Andrew Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Societies of Literature and Arts, and a popular historian known for works like The Storm of War. In this book, Roberts takes a closer look at this complex character, whose legacy has left marks on our world centuries after his passing.

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Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

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