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    Lucien Bonaparte, Napoleon’s scandalous brother

    December 19, 2014

    Lucien Bonaparte, Napoleon’s scandalous brother

    Lucien Bonaparte was Napoleon’s most articulate brother, and the only one unwilling to subordinate himself to Napoleon. Politically ambitious, he played an indispensable role in Napoleon’s rise to power. However, he refused to give up his wife when Napoleon demanded, thus – unlike his siblings – he never sat on a throne. Lucien spent most of the imperial years in exile with his large family, nursing his literary vanity.

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  • Napoleon in America

    Napoleon in America What if Napoleon Bonaparte had escaped from St. Helena and wound up in the United States? Kirkus Reviews calls the first book in Shannon’s Napoleon series “evocative and immersive.”

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    Napoleon in America “thoughtful and totally believable”

    Napoleon in America “thoughtful and totally believable”

    December 11, 2014

    In a review for the Napoleonic Historical Society, modeler and military historian Shepherd Paine calls Napoleon in America “a thoughtful and totally believable account of what might have happened had Napoleon escaped from St. Helena to America.”

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