Author: Coote, Stephen
Publisher: Pocket Books
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, 308 pages. Vienna 1815: as the political giants of Europe assemble to determine the fate of the continent after the wars of the last twenty years, the news arrives that Napoleon has returned to France. Bonaparte - the revolutionary turned Emperor and 'disturber of the world's peace' - had ben defeated and exiled, but now he is fast advancing on Paris, gathering troops and taking cities without firing a single shot. In this book, Stephen Coote paints a vivid portrait of the legendary emperor and military genius, whose immense ambition, courage and tenacity won - and lost - him a vast empire.