Young Bloods (Wellington and Napoleon 1)
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Young Bloods (Wellington and Napoleon 1)

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YOUNG BLOODS is the first gripping novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Wellington and Napoleon quartet. Perfect for fans of Robert Harris.Arthur Wesley (the future Duke of Wellington) was born and bred to be a leader. With a firm belief that the nation must be led by a king, the red-coated British officer heads for battle against the French Republic, to restore the fallen monarchy.Napoleon Bonaparte joins the French military on the eve of the Revolution. He believes leadership is won by merit, not by noble birth. When anarchy explodes in Paris he's thrust into the revolutionary army poised to march against Britain.As two mighty Empires embark on a bloody duel, Wesley and Bonaparte prepare to face a sworn enemy, unaware that the fate of Europe will one day lie in their hands...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 42mm | 399.16g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 075532434X
  • 9780755324347
  • 28,411

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'The characters are real, so too the battles... brought vividly to life with the thriller writer's skill' * Nottingham Evening Post * '[YOUNG BLOODS] is well written, researched and a pleasure to read. Recommended' * Historical Novels Review * 'This is a promising start to a series that shows great potential' * Good Book Guide * 'Scarrow plunges into the aftermath of the French Revolution for another rip-roaring adnventure story' * Yorkshire Evening Post * 'One of the great duels in history, between two of its most fascinating characters. Simon Scarrow brings Wellington and Napoleon to life with a vengeance' * Paul Strathern, author of Napoleon in Egypt * 'A fine tale of romance and conflict' * Nottingham Evening Post *show more

About Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently INVICTUS, BRITANNIA, BROTHERS IN BLOOD and PRAETORIAN, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD AND SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the novels ARENA and INVADER. Find out more at www.simonscarrow.co.uk and on Facebook /officialsimonscarrow and Twitter @SimonScarrowshow more

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1,776 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 37% (659)
4 41% (722)
3 18% (316)
2 3% (57)
1 1% (22)
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