Napoleon by Ruth Scurr, read by Tanya Cubric
Napoleon’s Life Told in Gardens and Shadows
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Ruth Scurr, one of our most original and engaging historians, reconstructs Napoleon’s life from the perspective of the gardens he kept, first as a military cadet and later on Elba and St. Helena in his book Napoleon. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss this refreshing look at Napoleon. Narrator Tanya Cubric’s clear, light voice captures with particular spirit and grace a portrait that comes to life here fresh and richly highlighted and shaded.
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