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Patrick Rambaud (born 21 April 1946) is a French writer. Born in Paris, France, with Michel-Antoine Burnier, he wrote forty pastiches, (satirical novels). In 1970, he help found the iconic magazine Actuel. Rambaud received these awards for his book The Battle: 1997 Prix Goncourt. 1997 Grand Prix du Roman of the Académie française. The Battle Translators Will Hobson. ISBN 978-0-8021-3810-1.
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Rambaud can capture a character in a paragraph, imperial arrogance in a sentence and terror in a single image' Boston Globe. So faithful in its detail and color - one doesn't doubt the truth of it for a minute - that scholars will turn to it' Washington Times. Books by Patrick Rambaud.
Patrick Rambaud s'est passionné pour l'Empereur. Dans son style fluide, alerte, il nous entraine dans la débâcle de l'empereur en 1814 puis dans sa gestion quotidienne de l'île d'Elbe. Les personnages sont attachants, le jeune héros, mais aussi le gouverneur de l'île, particulièrement truculent.
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Indeed, they would seem to be right, for the Allies force Napoleon to admit defeat; ceding power, he is exiled to the Isle of Elba. However, amid all the spies, lies, rumour and uncertainty, nothing can be taken for granted, and certainly not where Bonaparte is concerned. While his enemies underestimate him and assume he is finished, the man himself is simply biding his time - scheming, plotting, dreaming - for the Battle of Waterloo is less than a year away. Результаты поиска по книге.
For Rambaud, Bonaparte is an autocrat, but a flawed one, too impulsive to be a sustained success - a failing that extends even to his military career. But often he has an uncanny knack of reading situations.
Rambaud recounts a historical bloodbath with verve and precision, and a great sense of storytelling. The French novelist Patrick Rambaud has written an excellent historical novel that is based on several eyewitness memoirs
Rambaud recounts a historical bloodbath with verve and precision, and a great sense of storytelling. His craftsmanship has earned him the scepter to the empire of letters. Patrick Rambaud was a cofounder of Actuel in 1970, where he wrote for fourteen years. Alone or in collaboration he has written over thirty books, parodies, and novels. The French novelist Patrick Rambaud has written an excellent historical novel that is based on several eyewitness memoirs. The subject is the Battle of Aspern-Essling in May 1809, which was Napoleon's first serious battlefield defeat.
by Patrick Rambaud(Author). Indeed, they would seem to be right, for the Allies force Napoleon to admit defeat; ceding power, he is exiled to the Isle of Elba.