Napoleon's family

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Viking, Jul 1, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 216 pages
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Filled with scandals and social machinations, this chronicle of the Bonaparte clan profiles Napoleon and the brothers, sisters, and in-laws who profited from his ascent and accelerated his fall

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The eccentric members of the Bonaparte family come to life once again with the help of Seward, a popular historian. Seward's book is well written, and it avoids the prejudice that has been exhibited ... Read full review


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Desmond Seward was born in Paris and educated at Ampleforth and St Catherine's College, Cambridge. He is the author of many books including The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders, The Hundred Years War, The Wars of the Roses, Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry V as Warlord.

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