The Emperor's Last Island

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The Emperor's Last Island

A Journey to St. Helena

By Julia Blackburn

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679739371, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 31, 1993

Description

In 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on St. Helenad surreal exile that would last until his death six years later. "A resonant meditation on exile, fame, the stories we tell about ourselves (and) the bigger stories we tell about our great figures."--Los Angeles Times Book Review.