Books by Robert B. Asprey

THE REIGN OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE by Robert B. Asprey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

"A hardy few may find value here. Others may want to dust off their copies of War and Peace and The Age of Napoleon."
Second installment of the two-part biography begun in The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte (2000), long on data but short on interpretation. Read full book review >
THE RISE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE by Robert B. Asprey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Look elsewhere, though, if you want a broader understanding of Napoleon's life and career."
An undistinguished entry in the vast library devoted to the French leader. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 16, 1991

"Though his prose is sometimes florid, Asprey has made splendid use of newfound materials and given us the best account yet of WW I German strategy. (Thirty-two pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Even allowing for the destruction of the German WW I military archives during the allied bombing of Potsdam, the absence of studies of the German side of that war has been remarkable—a deficiency, however, excellently remedied here by noted military- historian Asprey (Frederick the Great, 1986, etc.). Read full book review >