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‘Napoleon is an out and out masterpiece and a joy to read’ Sir Antony Beevor author of StalingradA landmark new biography that presents the man behind the many myths The first writer in English to go back to the original European sources Adam Zamoyski’s portrait of Napoleon is historical biography at its finestNapoleon inspires passionately held and often conflicting visions Was he a god like genius Romantic avatar megalomaniac monster compulsive warmonger or just a nasty little dictator?While he displayed elements of these traits at certain times Napoleon was none of these things He was a man and as Adam Zamoyski presents him in this landmark biography a rather ordinary one at that He exhibited some extraordinary qualities during some phases of his life but it is hard to credit genius to a general who presided over the worst and self inflicted disaster in military history and who single handedly destroyed the great enterprise he and others had toiled so hard to construct A brilliant tactician he was no strategistBut nor was Napoleon an evil monster He could be selfish and violent but there is no evidence of him wishing to inflict suffering gratuitously His motives were mostly praiseworthy and his ambition no greater than that of contemporaries such as Alexander I of Russia Wellington Nelson and manyWhat made his ambition exceptional was the scope it was accorded by circumstanceAdam Zamoyski strips away the lacquer of prejudice and places Napoleon the man within the context of his times In the 1790s a young Napoleon entered a world at war a bitter struggle for supremacy and survival with leaders motivated by a quest for power and by self interest He did not start this war but it dominated his life and continued with one brief interruption until his final defeat in 1815Based on primary sources in many European languages and beautifully illustrated with portraits done only from life this magnificent book examines how Napoleone Buonaparte the boy from Corsica became ‘Napoleon’ how he achieved what he did and how it came about that he undid it It does not justify or condemn but seeks instead to understand Napoleon’s extraordinary trajectory.

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  1. Andrew of Knapdale Andrew of Knapdale says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubThis is a wonderful book utterly absorbing and throwing light on many aspects of life at that time Surprisingly despite lots of truly awful aspects of Napoleon’s character one ends up with sympathy for the man at least I did Unlike so many megalomaniac tyrants both before and after his time he really tried to do good in his case for France He wasn’t driven by ideology He didn’t kill or torture his rivals for power or at least not often and never with the lust for vengeance of a Hitler or a Stalin And as the author remarks his vaulting ambition was no worse than that of many who were famous but less successful Zamoyski manages to link his change of fortune and deteriorating judgement to a diminution in his energy and expose some very human reasons for it It is an excellent study of a real genius however unpleasnt it must have been to have to deal with him


  2. JonasB JonasB says:

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    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubFantastic book for any reader to understand and evaluate the actions of one of Europe’s most controversial leaders Being the first book I have read about this particular era of European history I would thank Zamoyski for presenting a readable but detailed examinat


  4. Andrew N Swan Andrew N Swan says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubA very different take on Napoleon After years of reading detailed analysis of napoleon’s battles it was refreshing to read about the man I found the book well worth the read


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  8. Koos Koos says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubSo there is this myth about Napoleon The greatest the changer a true European legacy the almost like a god etc etc And many authors have written books about Napoleon each writer with his own Napoleonastic mythical idea in the mindThen a difficult thing to do is to write a book about that man behind the myth Because then it is necessary to strip down all the fairy tales all the wishfull stories all the it must be true because I have heard it from someone infomation about the man behind the myth Because then the autor has to get rid of the myth to get down to the subject the person the human being the man It's like going against the grain like swimming against the tide How dare you you authorAnd then there is another challenge for the author because if the facts have been stripped down from all the fancy stuff then how to write a book that keeps the r


  9. Bacchus Bacchus says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubReally excellent review of the person of Napoleon Bonaparte Unlike other biographies Adam Zamoyski maintains the focus on personality and character and that sets it apart from other books of its kind Some background knowledge about the times the French Revolution and the napoleonic wars is assumed I would have liked to see illustrations The ones that are there are of high quality Great book and a very worthwhile addition to your view of Napoleon’s life


  10. Bernard Bernard says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth Epubmais la meilleure biographie tout court que j'aie jamais lue


  11. RZomerdijk RZomerdijk says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubThis book is a MUST for anyone interested in the enigmatic historical character of Napoleon a man who was instrumental in creating present day EuropeLike his previous books on the time of Napoleon the expedition to Russia and the aftermath of the Vienna Congress Zamoyski produced once a very readable bookFor the first time I got a full understanding of the person Bonaparte in his own time the turbulant aftermath of the French revolutionThe book also makes it quite clear that Napoleon when he was First Cons


  12. Bruce Buchanan Bruce Buchanan says:

    MOBI Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth eBook #9734; Man Behind #213; cloudunblockco #213; napoleon mobile, behind download, myth free, Napoleon The kindle, Man Behind ebok, The Man Behind book, Napoleon The Man Behind the Myth EpubThe book lives up to the title Apart from interesting material about early life seldom written about the brilliance and errors of the man are well delineated A natural leader of men he was as capable of mistakes as many and seems to have been influenced by the adulation and early successes to lose sight of his limitations A must read for all interested in the era


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