Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne

Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

byLouis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne

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pubOne.info present you this wonderfully illustrated edition. In introducing the present edition of M. de Bourrienne's Memoirs to the public we are bound, as Editors, to say a few Words on the subject. Agreeing, however, with Horace Walpole that an editor should not dwell for any length of time on the merits of his author, we shall touch but lightly on this part of the matter. We are the more ready to abstain since the great success in England of the former editions of these Memoirs, and the high reputation they have acquired on the European Continent, and in every part of the civilised world where the fame of Bonaparte has ever reached, sufficiently establish the merits of M. de Bourrienne as a biographer. These merits seem to us to consist chiefly in an anxious desire to be impartial, to point out the defects as well as the merits of a most wonderful man; and in a peculiarly graphic power of relating facts and anecdotes. With this happy faculty Bourrienne would have made the life of almost any active individual interesting; but the subject of which the most favourable circumstances permitted him to treat was full of events and of the most extraordinary facts
Title:Memoirs of Napoleon — CompleteFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819949142

ISBN - 13:9782819949145

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