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Fire and Sword by Simon Scarrow
  

Fire and Sword

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The third in Simons Scarrow’s quartet about Napoleon and Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington. Great historical detail and plenty of action and adventure make this a real page turner.

If you like Simon Scarrow you might also like to read books by Manda Scott, Robyn Young and M. C. Scott.

Synopsis

Fire and Sword by Simon Scarrow

The third in this epic quartet of novels focusing on two giants of European history, Wellington and Napoleon. In the early years of the nineteenth century, Arthur Wellesley (elevated to Viscount Wellington in the course of the novel) and Napoleon Bonaparte are well-established as men of military genius. Wellesley has returned from India, where his skill and bravery made a remarkable impression on his superiors.

He faces trials and tribulations on the political scene before becoming embroiled militarily in Copenhagen, then Portugal and finally Spain. Napoleon, established as Emperor, is cementing his control on Europe, intending finally to crush his hated foe across the Channel: Britain. The time is fast approaching when Wellington and Napoleon will come face to face in confrontation and only one man can emerge victorious...

About the Author

Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His bestsellers include his earlier novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently Praetorian and The Legion, as well as Sword and Scimitar, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and four novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte - Young Bloods, The Generals, Fire and Sword and The Fields of Death. He is the author with T. J. Andrew s of the bestselling Arena. Simon's novels have been published in the USA and in translation all around the world.

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Publication date

8th January 2009

Author

Simon Scarrow

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Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback

Categories

Historical Fiction
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ISBN

9780755324378

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