Napoleon's Last Island by Tom Keneally audiobook

Napoleon's Last Island

By Tom Keneally
Read by Edwina Wren  and David Tredinnick

Bolinda Audio
Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $14.99

    ISBN: 9781489098665

Betsy Balcombe as a young woman lived with her family on St. Helena. They befriended, served, and were ruined by their relationship with Napoleon. To redeem the family's fortunes William Balcombe, Betsy's father, betrays Napoleon and accepts a job as the colonial treasurer of NSW, bringing his family with him. William never recovers from the ups and downs of association with Napoleon. His family however flourish in Australia and remain renowned pastoralists in Victoria. Tom Keneally, with his gift for bringing historical stories to life, shares this remarkable friendship and the beginning of an Australian dynasty.

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Betsy Balcombe as a young woman lived with her family on St. Helena. They befriended, served, and were ruined by their relationship with Napoleon. To redeem the family's fortunes William Balcombe, Betsy's father, betrays Napoleon and accepts a job as the colonial treasurer of NSW, bringing his family with him. William never recovers from the ups and downs of association with Napoleon. His family however flourish in Australia and remain renowned pastoralists in Victoria.

Tom Keneally, with his gift for bringing historical stories to life, shares this remarkable friendship and the beginning of an Australian dynasty.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Audience: Adult
Language: English