KILLING NAPOLEON: THE PLOT TO BLOW UP BONAPARTE

NORTH (J.)

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304pp., 30 illus. 2019. It was Christmas Eve 1800. Paris was crowded with citizens, shopping, eating and drinking. But others were plotting to murder the most famous and powerful man in France. They wheeled their improvised bomb into town earlier that day, and waited. Then, amongst the milling crowd, they saw the target.