The Battle: A Novel

by Patrick Rambaud

Pan Macmillan Limited | April 19, 2000 | Hardcover

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History has ruled the battle of Essling near Vienna to be Napoleon’s first major European defeat on land. Within two days 40,000 men perished and the tone was set for Napoleon’s long, slow descent into eventual exile. The Battle is an incredible work of historical fiction by Patrick Rambaud. This novel examines how Napoleon might have reacted in the moment of battle amidst the horror and violence. Filled with real characters such as Marshals Berthier, Lanne and Massena and the writer Stendhal, this novel is a captivating read that offers an interesting perspective on the great French militarist.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 313 pages, 8.74 × 5.54 × 1.19 in

Published: April 19, 2000

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Limited

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0330371460

ISBN - 13: 9780330371469

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The Battle: A Novel

The Battle: A Novel

by Patrick Rambaud

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 313 pages, 8.74 × 5.54 × 1.19 in

Published: April 19, 2000

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Limited

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0330371460

ISBN - 13: 9780330371469

About the Author

Patrick Rambaud was a founder of Actuel in 1970. Alone or in collaboration he has written over thirty books, parodies and novels.

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History has ruled the battle of Essling near Vienna to be Napoleon’s first major European defeat on land. Within two days 40,000 men perished and the tone was set for Napoleon’s long, slow descent into eventual exile. The Battle is an incredible work of historical fiction by Patrick Rambaud. This novel examines how Napoleon might have reacted in the moment of battle amidst the horror and violence. Filled with real characters such as Marshals Berthier, Lanne and Massena and the writer Stendhal, this novel is a captivating read that offers an interesting perspective on the great French militarist.