Stock Image

The Murder of Napoleon

Weider, Ben (INSCRIBED)/Hapgood, David

100 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0865530351 / ISBN 13: 9780865530355
Published by Congdon & Lattes 1st printing, NY, 1982
Used Hardcover
From Barbarossa Books Ltd. (IOBA) (Bainbridge Island, WA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since November 13, 1998 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 15.75 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, x, 268 p., illus, index, small 8vo; Fine/VG dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 22817

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Murder of Napoleon

Publisher: Congdon & Lattes 1st printing, NY

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title


The history books say that Napoleon died of natural causes. Napoleon himself, expiring at 51 after a lifetime of robust health, suspected otherwise and ordered a thorough autopsy. His suspicions were well-founded. So clever was the crime, however, that until recent developments in forensic science, it was impossible to prove a case of murder, let alone name the killer. Now, the authors of this fascinating book assert, it has been done-by a brilliant man whose 20-year inquest, a feat of detection, has produced one of historys greatest surprises. What the critics say: "History at its most electrifying" - Newsweek "A nonfiction whodunit based on modern scientific technique" - New York Times "A spellbinding whodunit about one of history's greatest crimes" - History Book Club "Sensational ... as gripping as a detective novel yet scrupulously observant of historical fact" - Publishers Weekly "Thoroughly convincing... A major Odyssey in historical research" - Harold C. Deutsch, professor of military history, U.S. Army War College

About the Author:

David Hapgood was an editor and writer for The New York Times. He is author or co-author of The Murder of Napoleon, The Screwing of the Average Man, Monte Cassino, and Africa from Independence to Tomorrow. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and lives in New York City.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

A bookstore specializing in Military, Aviation, Western Americana and History, but with a selection of other stock.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

VISA, MasterCard, DiscoverCard, American Express, Cash, Checks, Money Orders,
PayPal (account Books returnable within 14 days if not

Shipping Terms:

Orders ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal