The Fall of Napoleon: The Final Betrayal

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Wiley, Sep 28, 1996 - History - 352 pages
Praise for The Fall of Napoleon

"A well-researched and original history. . . . Hamilton-Williams tells a stirring story, revealing much new material." —Kirkus Reviews

"[Hamilton-Williams] is a fine writer and a ferocious logician. He has written a fascinating, if controversial, book." —Washington Times

"A dedicated Bonapartist, British historian Hamilton-Williams spares no one in exposing the double and triple crosses perpetrated." —Library Journal

In The Fall of Napoleon, David Hamilton-Williams offers a fresh and striking new assessment of the cause and effects of the Emperor's decline. Using substantial new research, the acclaimed author calls into question many of the views established in Napoleonic literature to date. Filled with fascinating details on the diplomatic intrigues linking Britain, Austria, Russia, and Prussia in the quest for Napoleon's demise, this riveting account reveals surprising new information on previously unknown secret terrorist organizations, assassination attempts, and the unbridled political duplicity that led to the French ruler's fall from power.

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A well-researched and original, if somewhat overwrought, history of Napoleon's fall from power, from his return from Moscow to his death in 1821 on the island of St. Helena. Hamilton-Williams ... Read full review

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This second volume in a trilogy following Waterloo: New Perspectives (LJ 10/1/94) explores the political and diplomatic intrigues carried out by France's enemies-Britain, Russia, Austria, and Prussia ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

DAVID HAMILTON-WILLIAMS, Bt., B.Sc., ARHist.S, is a respected Napoleonic researcher. His work on the letters of William Siborne—a core element in the research for his first book, Waterloo: New Perspectives—is accepted as unique and revolutionary by leading academics in the field. Mr. Hamilton-Williams lives in West Sussex, England.

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