Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815 (Volume 2) by Philip Dwyer
English | November 7th, 2013 | ASIN: B00FWVENK0, ISBN: 1408843242 | 816 pages | AZW3 | 3.95 MB
'Napoleon's legend is so persistent that it confounds the historical reality in the popular imagination. He himself contributed much towards the construction of his own myth, from his youth even until after he fell from power, when, while in exile, he dictated his memoirs to a group of disciples who took down his every word in the hope that his version of history would prevail. Such were Napoleon's skills as a chronicler that much of the legend is still unquestioningly accepted…'