Alessandro Barbero - The Battle (A History of the Battle of Waterloo) (2nd Hand Paperback)
At Waterloo, some 70,000 men under Napoleon and an equal number under Wellington faced one another in a titanic battle.
Alessandro Barbero's majestic account combines British and French histories to give voice to all nation's involved.
The Battle is a masterpiece of military history.
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - History & Futurology
- Published : 2003
- ISBN : 9781843543107
- SKU : B000500
- PPC : SP400gm
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
'This is not just the best book on Waterloo I've read, it's also one of the most original and stimulating works of military history I've come across in years'. - Simon Shaw, Mail On Sunday.
Alessandro Barbero is an Italian historian, novelist and essayist. Barbero was born in Turin. He attended the University of Turin, where he studied literature and Medieval history. He won the 1996 Strega Prize, Italy's most distinguished literary award, for Bella vita e guerre altrui di Mr. Pyle gentiluomo.