Young Bloods (Wellington and Napoleon 1): (Revolution 1)

Young Bloods (Wellington and Napoleon 1): (Revolution 1)

by Simon Scarrow

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ISBN-13: 9780755350889
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 09/04/2008
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 191,296
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

The bestseller The Gladiator is the ninth novel in Simon Scarrow's Roman series about Macro and Cato, heroes of the Roman army. Other novels in the series include the No. 1 bestseller Centurion, as well as Under The Eagle, The Eagle's Conquest and The Eagle and the Wolves. Simon Scarrow is also the author of a series of novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte. Young Bloods, The Generals and Fire and Sword have been published to warm acclaim, and the final volume, Fields of Death, will be published in 2010. To find out more about Simon Scarrow and his novels, visit

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Young Bloods 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
cathymoore on LibraryThing 7 months ago
This is the first in a series of books telling the story of the lives of Napoleon Bonaparte and Arthur Wesley who went on to become the Duke of Wellington. Born in the same year, this book covers their childhood; Bonaparte's in provincial Corsica and Wesley's first in rural Ireland and then London; and then their early political and military careers. Being British I was surprised to find myself initially warming more to Napoleon than to Wesley. By the end of the book, though Wesley grows up a little and you can catch glimpses of the hero he will become. I already have part two in the series and I am looking forward to reading it soon.
DavidBurrows on LibraryThing 7 months ago
The fascinating thing about historical fiction is it brings characters alive. Napoleon and Wellington were only names before I read this book. The coincidences between them is amazing. They were born in the same year. Napoleon¿s story is incredible and his involvement in the French revolution is portrayed very well. A remarkable read.
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