callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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The Napoleon Diaries

I’m reading Andrew Roberts’ Napoleon the Great, which is a very long book indeed. I wish I’d thought of this before: noting each day his career trajectory.

Previously: er, I've decided not to bore everyone with what I've already read.

This morning, against all the odds and in spite of making strategic mistakes, he won the battle of Marengo!
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