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Book review: Napoleon's Last Island by Thomas Keneally

In his novel ‘Napoleon’s Last Island’ Australian writer Thomas Keneally documents Napoleon’s exile on St Helena Island, deep in the South Atlantic, in terms of his unlikely friendship with a young British girl Betsy Balcombe. Not much is known about this period in Napoleon’s life. Keneally first stumbled across Betsy Balcombe’s name when he visited an exhibition about Napoleon at the National Gallery…