An exhilarating account of Napoleon's upward thrust to strength, from his humble beginnings at the island of Corsica to emperor over half Europe. makes a speciality of his army exploits, together with his victories in conflict after conflict, via his exile to the island of Elba, his next go back to guide the disastrous Russian crusade, his ultimate loss at Waterloo, and his final days at the lonely island of St. Helena. A quantity within the highly-acclaimed kid's Heroes sequence, edited through John Lang.
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