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Napoleon on Napoleon: An Autobiography of the Emperor
by Napoleon Bonaparte, Somerset De Chair (editor)
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This is an illustrated “autobiography” of the Emperor Napoleon compiled from his commentaries and memoirs dictated on St Helena, edited and put into chronological order. The text spans his childhood in Corsica to exile on St Helena and covers family feuds, divorce from Josephine, retreat from Moscow, Waterloo and more - all in his own words. Napoleon was in inveterate writ...more
Even on Elba, his brain addled by arsenic or whatever it was, I bet he could spin a good yarn. Corsicans rock. Thanks for the tip!