L'ultimo viaggio dell'Imperatore Napoleone tra Waterloo e Sant'Elena by Alberto Cavanna © Mondadori, 2014
Description: What happened in those extraordinary moments between Waterloo and Saint Helena? How did Napoleon end up confined on a tiny British island at the world's edge?
Alberto Cavanna's book gives a reconstruction of the days between the 18 June and 15 August. This is the first detailed account in Italian of this remarkable moment in the phenomenal career of the Emperor, following on from Alberto Dati's Gli ultimi viaggi di Napoleone.
Alberto Cavanna is an author of books related to the sea, having spent much of his professional career in naval dockyards in Liguria.
Place and publisher: Milan: Mondadori
Date of publication: 2014
Number of pages: 337