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Napoleon, or, The mysteries of the hundred days

an historical novel

by Frances Peck

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Published by Simpkin and Marshall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesHoyt Collection of French History (The Revolution and Napoleon).
Statementby Mrs. Peck
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26868323M

Get this from a library! Napoleon and the hundred days. [Stephen Coote] -- N Vienna, , as the political aristocrats of Europe assembled to determine the fate of the continent after the wars of the last twenty years, the news arrives that Napoleon has returned to France. By itself, Napoleon's mid defeat at Waterloo, barely four months after he had escaped from Elba, was so dramatic that historians often neglect the events leading up to the climactic clash between insurgent French and Allied forces. In the engrossing chronicle at hand, however, Schom (Trafalgar, , etc.) offers a detailed record of the so-called Hundred Days&#;a period roughly.

The Hundred Days Offensive (8 August to 11 November ) was a series of massive Allied offensives which ended the First World ing with the Battle of Amiens (8–12 August) on the Western Front, the Allies pushed the Central Powers back, undoing their gains from the Spring Germans retreated to the Hindenburg Line, but the Allies broke through the line with a series of. Get this from a library! The hundred days. [Joseph Roth; Richard Panchyk] -- In the first English edition in 70 years of a lost classic by one of the great 20th century writers, Napoleon is seen from the point of view of a woman with whom his life is quietly intermingled The.

Napoleon: The Hundred Days. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.   Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated in Leipzig and the allies invaded France in Afterwards, he was exiled on Elba. However, in Napoleon returned to France for days.


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In Napoleon and the Hundred Days, Stephen Coote vividly re-creates the rise Bonaparte had returned, and it would be just one hundred days before he met his enemies in a final, epic battle. In Napoleon and the Hundred Days, Stephen Coote vividly re-creates Napoleon rise and fall of Bonaparte's empire, and brings to life the characters who shaped it/5.

In Napoleon and the Hundred Days, Stephen Coote vividly re-creates the rise and fall of Bonaparte's empire, and brings to life the characters who shaped it. With the eye of an historian and the dramatic style of a novelist, Coote describes how the path to war became inevitable and how, at the Battle of Waterloo, the fatigued but ever arrogant Napoleon met his match/5(8).

Scholar Alan Schom, an expert in the history of the Napoleonic era, outlines the key personalities and events of those hundred days in Napoleon is a far cry from the heroic leader of the time before he was imprisoned in Elba, attempting to gather forces and convince his old friends to help him once by: 2.

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novel 1 (). Many authors write fictional tales set in the dramatic Hundred Days after Napoleon escaped his exile and induced a conclusive end to the long wars, but "O'Brian has added a clever fictional twist" with the plot bringing the reader to North Africa on a hunt for a galley full of small gold ingots to release a large army of mercenaries to increase the odds of Napoleon's large and rapidly re-built army winning.

The book deals with a series of relatively minor events occurring during the "hundred days" of Napoleon's return from exile, which return ended in his loss to Wellington at Waterloo. In the book, Aubrey and Maturin fitfully pursue a shipment of gold intended It was interesting to read this book, written by O'Brian toward the end of his Aubrey-Maturin series, soon after reading HMS Surprise, written /5().

The Hundred Days is the term given to the period between Napoleon’s return from exile to the second restoration of King Louis XVIII. The entire period is actually days, but it was an extremely busy time as it included the famous Waterloo Campaign, the Neapolitan War, and several other battles.

Radio editor and historian Günter Müchler's latest book on the ‘ days that left Europe quaking in its boots' relates the story of ‘the invasion of a country by a single man', as Chateaubriand termed it.

A period of extreme tension for France and the rest of Europe, the days. In Napoleon and the Hundred Days, Stephen Coote vividly re-creates the rise and fall of Bonaparte's empire, and brings to life the characters who shaped it.

With the eye of an historian and the dramatic style of a novelist, Coote describes how the path to war became inevitable and how, at the Battle of Waterloo, the fatigued but ever arrogant Napoleon met his by: 2.

I have a couple of volumes on the battle of Waterloo, and a couple more on Napoleon and his Marshalls, but are there any good books or series that cover the entire Days campaign as a whole. 1 Posted Sun am. The Hundred Days - Mapleflower House Publishing. The Hundred Days Stephen Beckett T One of the distinctive things about this book is that it drew a lot of attention to German troops fighting on behalf of Napoleon.

Yes, this book is an important corrective to the idea that Napoleon’s forces were all French. They certainly weren’t. When Napoleon invaded Russia, only something like 55% of his army were French. Describing the events using first-hand sources, the writer, who has also penned a biography of Wellington in ‘The Duke’, transports the reader vividly into Napoleon’s final hurrah.

‘The Hundred Days’ is a brilliant history of the one of the most dramatic episodes of 19th century history that /5(3). One Hundred Days book.

Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On FebruNapoleon, exiled Emperor of France--now dres /5(13).

Review of the Waterloo book. Napoleonic Wars Book Review for French Artillery & the Uniforms of the Nations at war part 1 - Duration: Robert Gagne 1, views. Remembered in history as Napoleon’s Days, his sudden return to power ended in the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo. That crushing defeat for Napoleon and his troops saw the end of the war and the final abdication of the Emperor himself.

However, regardless of the outcome, Napoleon Bonaparte’s escape from exile remains a fascinating. Napoleon arrived in Paris on March 20 and governed for a period now called the Hundred Days.

In an attempt to strengthen the trust of a public disappointed by the restored royal authority, Napoleon took up a constitutional reform that resulted in the Charter ofsigned on Apand prepared by Benjamin Constant. Get this from a library. Napoleon and the Hundred Days.

[Stephen Coote] -- A portrait of the general and self-made emperor who, inescaped captivity and fought his way across Europe for one hundred days, until meeting his match at Waterloo, a journey chronicled in a. Hundred Days, French Cent Jours, in French history, period between Mathe date on which Napoleon arrived in Paris after escaping from exile on Elba, and July 8,the date of the return of Louis XVIII to Paris.

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