The Emperor : Morland Dynasty

  • by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
  • Narrated by Terry Wale
  • Series: Morland Dynasty
  • 19 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

1795: The shadow of Bonaparte has fallen across Europe and touches each member of the far-flung Morland family. As the century draws to a close, Jemima Morland wearily acknowledges that her life is also nearing its end, but she has scant peace as her unpredictable children behave ever more incomprehensibly: James's marriage to Mary Ann is closer to falling apart; Lucy's marriage of convenience is in the balance - her affair with Lieutenant Watson an open scandal; Mary bears a daughter on board her husband's ship during the battle of the Nile; and William supports a mistress whose marriage cannot be dissolved.
Jemima's death appears to unite the family but, as ever with the Morlands, the future holds more peril than hope.

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Another excellent novel

Read the Dynasty series many years ago when I had full sight and am thoroughly enjoying renewing my acquaintance with the characters. My only gripe is the pronunciation of lieutenant as "loo" rather than "left"!
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- Carol

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-04-2012
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK