“Banking on victory: Simon Heffer reviews three tomes on Britain's war with Napoleon.”
By Simon Heffer in the New Statesman, 30 January, 2014.
– Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815, by Philip Dwyer (Bloomsbury, 800pp, £30)
– Wellington: the Path to Victory, 1769-1814, by Rory Muir (Yale University Press, 728pp, £30)
– Britain Against Napoleon: the Organization of Victory, 1793-1815, by Roger Knight (Allen Lane, 720pp, £30)