Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon
by Alison Castle (editor)
Talleyrand, Betrayer and Saviour of France
by Robin Harris
John Murray, HK$165
A replica of the tiara presented to Empress Marie-Louise of France in 1811 - just one of the treasures on show in Central at Chaumet of Paris.
Many fine jewellers have been linked to royals and aristocracy over the years, for example Cartier, jeweller of choice for the Duchess of Windsor.
Meet the Napoleon wrasse. Maybe not as pretty as most of the socialites that appear on these pages, it's nonetheless an integral part of the community and one severely at risk from...
There have been many famous leaders in times of war, such as Napoleon from France, and Zhuge Liang in ancient China. What made these men so great is their intelligence. A leader has to be...
Mainland tourists are the major consumers of the endangered Napoleon wrasse at seafood restaurants in the city.
'Beware the sleeping dragon,' said Napoleon when asked about his intentions towards China. The canny Corsican knew the potential threat China posed.
Waterloo - Napoleon's Last Gamble
by Andrew Roberts
Harper Perennial, $112
'I see Big Ben striking midnight as I cross the river on my way home at night; I love the way its face is symmetrical at that hour. Big Ben is my watch as I don't wear one. It is also my alarm...
1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow
By Adam Zamoyski
Harper Perennial $135
Let us look on the bright side. Having made such a frog's breakfast of massacring chickens, there is little possibility that our Government will massacre anything else.