‘Their eyes met … and they soon knew that their hearts were made for each other.’
Triumphant on the field of battle, Clisson turns his back on worldly success. He falls in love and marries Eugénie, but how long will their love survive?
The tragic story of Clisson and Eugénie reveals one of history’s great leaders to also be an accomplished writer of fiction.
Written in an eloquently Romantic style true to its period, the story offers the reader a fascinating insight into how the young Napoleon viewed love, women and military life.