Title THE BLACK ROOM AT LONGWOOD. Napoleon's Exile on Saint Helana. Translated from the French by Patricia Clancy.
Book Number 81330
New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, (1999). Boards, remainder mark on lower edge else fine in d/w, colour illust., pp. xviii, 297. ISBN 1-56858-128-9. The author was held captive for three years in Beirut during the 1980s, and his rendering of Napoloen's captivity is informed by this experience. "Like all captives, Napoleon battled against his own dissolution. Amid the decomposition of the tropics, he tried to reassemble the pieces of the past" (the author).
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