Napoleon's Marshals

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Cooper Square Press, Apr 25, 2002 - History - 240 pages
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This masterful saga of Bonaparte's 26 military marshals is set against the brutal and dramatic backdrop of the French Revolution; Napoleon's rise to power, conquests, and fall; and the Bourbon restoration.

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

1035 Napoleon's Marshals, by R. F. Delderfield (read 29 Nov 1969) The author is British but his admiration for aspects of Napoleon permeates his books and is contagious. I found myself half ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gerry Germond - Goodreads

This is little better than a kid's book--make it high schoolers because it does mention mistresses! The format follows the fortunes of France through its marshals beginning with those who fought in ... Read full review

Contents

THE GAGE OF BATTLE
21
MASSlSNA HEARS THUNDER
62
SOLDIERS I AM CONTENT WITH YOU
79
Copyright

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R. F. Delderfield, a respected author, playwright, screenwriter, and newspaperman, was born in Greenwich, England in 1912 and became a full-time author after a stint as a small-town reporter and an RAF hitch in World War II. According to The New York Times Book Review, Delderfield wrote "with vigor, unceasing narrative drive, and a high degree of craftsmanship," and he described himself as "a compulsive teller of tales, a real chronic case." Delderfield died in 1972.

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