Author(s): Simon Scarrow
From the bestselling author of THE GLADIATOR and FIRE AND SWORD comes the final volume in his epic quartet of novels about Wellington and Napoleon It's 1810, and both Viscount Wellington and Emperor Napoleon have made great names for themselves as outstanding military commanders. Wellington expands his achievements in Spain but knows his most challenging test will be to face Napoleon's mighty army. But when Wellington invades France in 1814 he gains a swift victory. He indulges in a spell of self-congratulation at Vienna -- until news comes of Napoleon's triumphant return. Napoleon, ambitious as ever, embarks on a Russian campaign which ends in disaster and is then defeated at Leipzig in the biggest battle ever fought in Europe. With Napoleon's power waning at long last, Wellington must seize the opportunity to crush the tyrant once and for all -- and so the two giants face each other for the final time, at Waterloo...
CENTURION, the eighth novel in Simon Scarrow's Roman series, was a number one bestseller in paperback and THE GLADIATOR, the ninth novel in the series, was a hardback bestseller. Simon Scarrow's novels have sold in excess of 1 million copies through BookScan
'I really don't need this kind of competition' * Bernard Cornwell * 'The characters are real, so too the battles... brought vividly to life with the thriller writer's skill' * Nottingham 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 rip-roaring read' * Mail on Sunday * 'Tremendous' * Daily Express *
Simon Scarrow is the very well-established author of a bestselling series of Roman adventure novels. He lives outside Norwich.