The second novel in a brilliant new Napoleonic series from acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy.
Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His first book, THE ROMAN ARMY AT WAR was recognised by John Keegan as an exceptionally impressive work, original in treatment and impressive in style. He has gone on to write several other books, including THE FALL OF THE WEST, CAESAR, IN THE NAME OF ROME, CANNAE and ROMAN WARFARE, which have sold more than a quarter of a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages. A full-time author, he regularly contributes to TV documentaries on Roman themes.
'A superb achievement'--LITERARY REVIEW
'Goldsworthy is a fine military historian...exemplary'--INDEPENDENT
'Goldsworthy tells this story with great skill and narrative force'--WALL STREET JOURNAL