Napoleon’s Last Island
“Permanently exiled to the southern Atlantic island of Saint Helena, Napoleon befriends a young girl and her family. The former emperor is billeted with the Balcombe family. Fascinated by their temporary houseguest, each family member is inexorably drawn into his exotic and dysfunctional orbit to varying degrees,”
“Utterly fascinating. Tim Harford shows that if you want to be creative and resilient, you need a little more disorder in your world.”
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