Wellington and Napoleon

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,379 ratings

Young Bloods Summary

Arthur Wesley (the future Duke of Wellington) was born and bred to be a leader. With a firm belief that the nation must be led by a king, the red-coated British officer heads for battle against the French Republic, to restore the fallen monarchy.

Napoleon Bonaparte joins the French military on the eve of the Revolution. He believes leadership is won by merit, not by noble birth. When anarchy explodes in Paris, he's thrust into the revolutionary army poised to march against Britain.

As two mighty empires embark on a bloody duel, Wesley and Bonaparte prepare to face a sworn enemy, unaware that the fate of Europe will one day lie in their hands....

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  • Book 1

    • Young Bloods

    • Wellington and Napoleon, Book 1
    • By: Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 19 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Arthur Wesley (the future Duke of Wellington) was born and bred to be a leader. With a firm belief that the nation must be led by a king, the red-coated British officer heads for battle against the French Republic, to restore the fallen monarchy. Napoleon Bonaparte joins the French military on the eve of the Revolution. He believes leadership is won by merit, not by noble birth. When anarchy explodes in Paris, he's thrust into the revolutionary army poised to march against Britain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth a listen

    • By GRAHAM GILBERT on 25-02-16

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 2

    • The Generals

    • Wellington and Napoleon 2
    • By: Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 327

    The Generals is the compelling second novel in Simon Scarrow's best-selling Wellington and Napoleon quartet. In the turbulent aftermath of the French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte stands accused of treachery and corruption. His reputation is saved by his skill in leading his men to victory in Italy and Egypt. But then he must restore order in France and find peace or victory over her enemies: England and Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two of a Kind!

    • By Simon on 27-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 3

    • Fire and Sword

    • Wellington and Napoleon, Book 3
    • By: Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 224

    It's 1804. Napoleon Bonaparte is emperor of France, his ultimate aim to rule Europe. After defeat at the Battle of Trafalgar, he wins a glorious victory against Austria at Austerlitz. He then deposes the Spanish king and places his own brother on the throne. But he is yet to triumph over his most hated enemy: Great Britain. Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington) throws himself into the British campaign in Europe. After glory in Portugal, he commands the army in a series of triumphant battles across Spain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A surprise to me ....

    • By L. D. Otter on 04-06-17

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 4

    • The Fields of Death

    • Wellington and Napoleon, Book 4
    • By: Simon Scarrow
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 23 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 216

    1809. Viscount Wellington and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte have made their mark as military commanders. Lifelong enemies, they both believe their armies are strong enough to destroy any rival. But in war victory can never be certain. While Wellington's success continues in Spain, Napoleon feels the sting of failure. Yet despite a disastrous Russian campaign and humiliating defeat at Leipzig, he persists in fighting on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History brought to Life

    • By Amazon Customer on 27-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99