"'This is not just the best book on Waterloo I've read, it's also one of the most original and stimulating works of military history I've come across in years. *****' Simon Shaw, Mail On Sunday 'A thoroughly readable, exciting account of a great clash of arms... Brilliant.' Mark Adkin, author of The Waterloo Companion 'Perhaps the most readable and original account for many years.' John Childs, Professor of History, University of Leeds 'Alessandro Barbero's new book deserves to be read by anyone with an interest in warfare.' Dr Gary Sheffield, King's College London"
About the Author
Alessandro Barbero teaches Medieval Studies at the Universita del Piemonte Orientale. In 1996, his novel, set in the Napoleonic era, was awarded the Strega Prize, Italy's most prestigious literary award.