Description - The Emperor's Last Island by Blackburn
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.
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(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Blackburn
Julia Blackburn is the author of three books of nonfiction, Charles Waterton, The Emperor's Last Island," "and Daisy Bates in the Desert," "and of two novels, The Book of Color""and The Leper's Companions," "both of which were shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in England.