Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte by Kate Williams

Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte

Kate Williams

384 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

nonfiction biography history challenging emotional informative medium-paced

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This is the incredible rise and unbelievable fall of a woman whose energy and ambition is often overshadowed by Napoleon's military might. In this triumphant biography, Kate Williams tells Josephine's searing story, of sexual obsession, politics a...

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