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The Flight of the Emperor

Laurentino Gomes

In a time of terror for Europe’s monarchs - imprisoned, exiled, executed - Napoleon’s army marched toward Lisbon. Cornered, Prince Regent João had to make the most fraught decision of his life. Protected by the British Navy, he fled to Brazil with his entire family, including his mentally ill mother, most of the nobility, and the entire state appar...
Publish Date
2013
September 3
First Published in 2007
Goodreads rating
4.08
ISBN
9780762787968
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