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William Doyle reviews "Napoleon the Great"

William Doyle reviews Andrew Roberts' "Napoleon the Great" in The Financial Times (3 October 2014):
"...Like other recent biographers Roberts draws on the new scholarly edition of Napoleon's general correspondence, now nearing completion, which offers a trove of reliable information. One thing that stands out from using this, repeatedly emphasised by Roberts, is how many balls Napoleon could keep in the air at once..."


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