Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow
1812 was the year that the most powerful man on earth met his doom, and the greatest fighting force ever-assembled was wiped out. The "Sunday Times" bestselling account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia and eventual retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on the subsequent course of Russian and European history.
Adam Zamoyski was born in New York but has spent most of his life in England. A freelance historian with a singular command of languages, his recent books include '1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow', 'Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna' and 'Warsaw 1920: Lenin's Failed Conquest of Europe'. He is married to the painter Emma Sergeant.