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by Dorothy Carrington
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  • Author:
    Dorothy Carrington
  • ISBN:
    0525248331
  • ISBN13:
    978-0525248330
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  • Publisher:
    Dutton (May 28, 1990)
  • Pages:
    289 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Europe
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a new and surprising history of napoleon's first sixteen years; focusinf on the previously underrated importance of his parents social rise.

a new and surprising history of napoleon's first sixteen years; focusinf on the previously underrated importance of his parents social rise.

Napoleon and His Parents book. Was Carlo, his father, as futile and incapable as has been supposed? Was his mother, Letizia, as Does anything remain to be said about Napoleon, the man who has inspired more books than any other figure in history?

Dorothy Carrington was the daughter of Major General Sir Frederick Carrington, famous for his crushing . Napoleon And His Parents On The Threshold Of History (1988). The Dream Hunters Of Corsica (1995).

Dorothy Carrington was the daughter of Major General Sir Frederick Carrington, famous for his crushing of the Matabele Rebellion and a friend of Cecil Rhodes. Her mother was Susan Elwes. Both her parents had died by the time she was eight. Subsequently, she read English at St Margaret's Hall, Oxford from which she fled. She had intended to write a book and move on. But in 1954 she settled on the island in Ajaccio, without Rose. They divorced in 1966. In 1971 she wrote her masterpiece, Granite Island.

book by Dorothy Carrington. Napoleon and His Parents : On the Threshold of History. by Dorothy Carrington.

The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes.

In Napoleon and His Parents: On the Threshold of History Carrington provides information about Napoleon and his family. Many stories about Napoleon's early years have circulated, but could not be proven accurate. Journal of Military History contributor Harold T. Parker concluded, "Anyone who is interested in military history and especially in the great captains will find this book fascinating and useful

Napoleon and His Parents. None of the many, many biographies of Napoleon are complete without taking a really good look at this book.

Napoleon and His Parents.

Dorothy Carrington was the daughter of Major General Sir Frederick .

Dorothy Carrington was the daughter of Major General Sir Frederick Carrington, a hero for his crushing of the Matabele Rebellion and a friend of Cecil Rhodes. Bother of her parents had died by the time she was eight. Dorothy Carrington was a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Royal Society of Literature. In 1986 she was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Dorothy Carrington (1910-2002) was a gifted travel writer and historian who would not merely describe a place, but would .

Dorothy Carrington (1910-2002) was a gifted travel writer and historian who would not merely describe a place, but would delve into the very core of a people's identity. Having once intended to wander the world and write many books about many places, she was so captivated by Corsica on her first visit to the island, in 1948, that she never left, and after writing a definitive portait of Corsica, Granite Island (1971), she went on to explore the curious family background of the most famous Corsican, in Napoleon and. his Parents on the Threshold of History (1988), while her final book, The.

a new and surprising history of napoleon's first sixteen years; focusinf on the previously underrated importance of his parents social rise.