The Fields of Death (Wellington and Napoleon 4) - The Wellington and Napoleon Quartet (Paperback)Simon Scarrow (author)
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THE FIELDS OF DEATH is the epic final novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Wellington and Napoleon Quartet. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell.
1809. Viscount Wellington and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte have made their mark as military commanders. Lifelong enemies, they both believe their armies are strong enough to destroy any rival. But in war victory can never be certain.
While Wellington's success continues in Spain, Napoleon feels the sting of failure. Yet despite a disastrous Russian campaign and humiliating defeat at Leipzig, he persists in fighting on.
With Napoleon's power waning, the newly titled Duke of Wellington is perfectly placed to crush the tyrant. But his enemy refuses to surrender, and so the two giants must face a final reckoning on the bloody battlefield of Waterloo...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 704
Weight: 546 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 48 mm
'A rip-roaring read' * Mail on Sunday *
One of the great duels in history, between two of its most fascinating characters. Simon Scarrow brings Wellington and Napoleon to life with a vengeance -- Paul Strathern, author of Napoleon in Egypt
'The characters are real, so too the battles... brought vividly to life with the thriller writer's skill' * Nottingham Evening Post *
'I really don't need this kind of competition' * Bernard Cornwell *
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“Excellent historical novel”
This was an excellent book wich helped me to understand the historical and possibly personality perspectives of Wellington and Napolion. This title was the fourth in a four part serial and each developed on the... More
“Really enjoyed. Sorry when I got to the last page”
This novel really brought the history to life. This isn't just an account of the battle of Waterloo and the events leading to it, but a an insight into the people and the politics of the era.
A great read.
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