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Napoleon has escaped St. Helena, but the impersonator he left in his place has unexpectedly passed away. Travelling incognito through the Continent, he experiences a series of bizarrre adventures that bring him face to face with the myth of Napoleon as it is disconcertingly played out in everyday life.
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Simon Leys is the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium. He was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. His award-winning works include Chinese Shadows (1977) and a new translation of the Analects of Confucius (1997).
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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