The Wellington and Napoleon Quartet: Young Bloods, The Generals, Fire and Sword, Fields of Death
By Simon Scarrow
Wellington and Napoleon: two giants of military history, central to the Battle of Waterloo, brought to life in this superb collection of richly detailed, brilliantly researched novels from one of our finest historical novelists. Includes the Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller FIELDS OF DEATH.
Simon Scarrow's four classic novels based on the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte are published together in one superb-value ebook volume not to be missed by readers of Bernard Cornwell.
Arthur, Duke of Wellington, and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte were adversaries on an epic scale. Across Europe and beyond, the armies of Great Britain and France clashed, from the Iberian Peninsula to India, from Austerlitz to the final confrontation at Waterloo. What drove the two clever, ambitious, determined men who masterminded these military campaigns? How did the underdog from Corsica develop the strategic military skills and the political cunning that gave him power over swathes of Europe? And how did Wellington, born to be a leader, hone his talents and drive an army to victory after victory?
From an outstanding historian and novelist come four epic novels, now available in one volume for the first time, which tell the full story of both these men, from their very early days till the momentous battle at Waterloo which decided the future of Europe.
Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently INVICTUS, BRITANNIA, BROTHERS IN BLOOD and PRAETORIAN, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD AND SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the novels ARENA and INVADER.
Find out more at www.simonscarrow.co.uk and on Facebook /officialsimonscarrow and Twitter @SimonScarrow
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21 May 2015
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Praise for Simon Scarrow's novels: One of history's most fascinating adversarial pairings is that of Napoleon and Wellington, and Simon Scarrow's quartet...offers a vivid description of the two lives in tandem — Daily Mail
One of the great duels in history, between two of its most fascinating characters. Scarrow brings Wellington and Napoleon to life with a vengeance — Paul Strathern, author of NAPOLEON IN EGYPT
I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read — Bernard Cornwell
[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended — Historical Novels Review
Perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff — Good Book Guide
Rollicking good fun — Mail on Sunday