Set in 1892, this is a vivid description of Napoleon's parting with Josephine. It includes diary of Rear-Admiral Sir George Cockburn, during Napoleon's passage to St Helena. It covers the lives of Empress Josephine, Queen Hortense, and Caroline Bonaparte. It also includes some piquant letters of Madame De Remusat, and a copy of Napoleon's will. It is written by the English historian whose most popular work is his "Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World".