The Hundred DaysBook - 2014
"Napoleon's return to the throne in Paris, as imagined by the incomparable Joseph Roth. Set during the infamous period between Napoleon's escape from Elba and his second defeat and recapture at Waterloo, The Hundred Days describes the great Emperor's last shot at glory and his final transformation from a godlike ruler into an ordinary, humble man. Roth frames the novel through the perspectives of Napoleon himself as well as his devoted Corsican laundress Angelina, to show the demise of their seemingly intertwined fates. The Hundred Days is enriched with Roth's signature lyrical elegance and haunting atmospheric details" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: FICTION ROTH JOSEPH
Characteristics: 215 pages ; 21 cm