Napoleon's Master: A Life of Prince Talleyrand

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He took on Napoleon with a set of weapons that seemed unsuited to the task: flattery, courtesy and an alarmingly straight face. And he won. Quite as much as the Duke of Wellington it was the club-footed genius of French diplomacy who defeated the greatest conqueror since Julius Caesar. This is the story of Prince Talleyrand, who attracts as much scorn as Napoleon wins glory. To his critics the arch-aristocrat who delivered France and all Europe from the Emperor's follies is the prince of vice - turncoat, hypocrite, liar, ...

Napoleon's Master: A Life of Prince Talleyrand 2007, Thomas Dunne Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312372972

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Napoleon's Master: A Life of Prince Talleyrand 2006, Jonathan Cape, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780224073660

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