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Fire and Sword (Wellington and Napoleon 3)

  • Author
    • Simon Scarrow
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FIRE AND SWORD is the unputdownable third novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Wellington and Napoleon Quartet. A must read for fans of Robert Harris.

1804. Napoleon Bonaparte is Emperor of France, his ultimate aim: to rule Europe. After defeat at the Battle of Trafalgar, he wins a glorious victory against Austria at Austerlitz. He then deposes the Spanish king and places his own brother on the throne. But he is yet to triumph over his most hated enemy: Great Britain.

Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington) throws himself into the British campaign in Europe. After glory in Portugal, he commands the army in a series of triumphant battles across Spain. For those living reluctantly under French rule, his victories suggest that Napoleon's progress is not inexorable: freedom can be restored...
  • Published: Jun 04 2015
  • Pages: 672
  • 198 x 168mm
  • ISBN: 9780755324385
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Press Reviews

  • <i>Daily Mail</i>
    'One of history's most fascinating adversarial pairings is that of Napoleon and Wellington, and Simon Scarrow's quartet of books, of which this is the third, offer a vivid description of the two lives in tandem... The last book in the quartet cannot come quickly enough'
  • <i>Good Reading</i>, Australia
    'Scarrow provides a thrilling tale that makes the journey well worthwhile'
  • <i>The Witness</i>, Australia
    'A splendidly informative, vivid and absorbing historical novel'