Books by Patrick Rambaud

NAPOLEON’S EXILE by Patrick Rambaud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2006

"Lively, true to history and a pleasure for period buffs."
Everybody loves a winner. Lose your throne to the combined armies of Europe, though, and it's a different story. Read full book review >
THE RETREAT by Patrick Rambaud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Once more from Rambaud, history that's spectacular, authentic, pitiless, and moving."
As in The Battle (2000), Rambaud brings alive a Napoleonic defeat, this time none other than the Russian invasion of 1812, with its disastrous retreat from Moscow. Read full book review >
THE BATTLE by Patrick Rambaud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2000

"History writ large, bold, vivid, and real: mesmerizing and authentic."
Winner of the Prix Goncourt and Grand Prix Roman de l' Académie Française, Rambaud's first novel completes a job Balzac long intended to do but never did: retelling Napoleon's 1809 battle with, and defeat at the hands of, the Austrians in a fight visible from Vienna's walls and known now as Aspern-Essling for the villages of those names. Read full book review >