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Napoleonic Fiction, Drama & Poetry
Napoleonic Bee
Gaede, J.W.
Napoleon's Emissary, or the Secrets of Dantzig (1846)
Galdi, Davide.
Popolo e re : romanzo storico napoletano (Napoli, 1931)
SUBJECT:   Maria Carolina, -- Queen, consort of Ferdinand I, King of the Two Sicilies, -- 1752-1814 -- Fiction. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, -- Viscount, -- 1758-1805 -- Fiction. Hamilton, Emma, -- Lady, --  1761?-1815 -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction. Naples (Kingdom) -- History -- 1735-1861 -- Fiction. 
Gallo, Max (1932-   )
Napoleón  (Barcelona, 1998)
NOTES:   1. El canto de partida -- 2. El sol de Austerlitz -- 3. El emperador de los reyes -- 4. El inmortal de Santa Elena. 
SUBJECT:    Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 – Fiction. Literatura francesa -- Novela -- Siglo XX. Novela francesa -- Siglo XX. Novela histórica. 

La pendule de l'Empereur (France, 1997)
SUBJECT:      Napoléon -- I, -- Emperor of the French -- Fiction. 

Garfield, Leon
Child O'War (1972) Fictionalized memoirs of Sir John Lee, officer in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars.
Garnett, Martha Roscoe (Mrs. Garnett) (1869-1946)
The Infamous John Friend (1909) Friend is a spy in Napoleon’s pay, and makes a powerful character-study of a genial, bold, immoral type.  William Pitt and Napoleon, Charles James Fox, and Mrs. Fitzherbert come on the scenes, which are laid in Brighton, London, and Hythe, and abroad. 1805. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Gasiorowski, Waclaw (1869-1939)
Huragan; powiesc historyczna z spoki napoleonskiej (translated as Napoleon's Love-Story: A Historical Romance (New York, 1905) A somewhat heavy historical study rather than a novel. Madame Walewska’s self-abandonment to Napoleon for her country’s sake. A novel, says the Speaker, “that cannot be neglected by students of Napoleonic Literature.” [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1806-1812.
SUBJECT:  Walewska, Maria Laczynska, -- 1789-1817 -- Fiction. Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn (Mrs. Gaskell) (1810-1865)
Sylvia's Lovers (1863)[The Gaskell Web ed.] A story of Whitby, owing much of its tragic feeling to the cruel episodes of impressment in the days of the French War. 1796-1800. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
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Gaspey, Thomas (1788-1871)
Glory : a tale of morals drawn from history (London, 1844)
SUBJECT: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1874 -- Juvenile fiction. War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Juvenile fiction. 
Gavin, Catherine Irvine.
A Dawn of Splendour (London, 1989)

The French Fortune ([England], 1991)
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Josephine, -- Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, -- 1763-1814 -- Fiction. Historical fiction

One Candle Burning (London, 1996)
SUBJECT:  Latour, Marie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Latour, Charles (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction.

Gaye, Phoebe Fenwick (1905-   )
Vivandière  (New York, 1929) 
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 – Invasion of Russia, 1812 -- Fiction. 
Gennari, Geneviève.
L'étoile Napoléon  (1954)
SUBJECT:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction. France -- History – Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction. 

The Riven Heart (1956, translation) Seething France during Napoleon's rule and the subsequent Bourbon restoration. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Genoud, Françoise.
Les Galiciens ([Paris], 1978)
SUBJECT:    Galicians (Spain) -- Fiction. Spain -- History -- Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 -- Fiction. 
Geoffroy, Louis (1803-1858)
Napoléon and the Conquest of the World, 1812-1832 : a fictional history (Oklahoma City, OK, 1994) translation of Napoleon et la conquete du monde (1835)  A story of what could have happened had Napoleon decided not to attack Moscow and instead, decided to take St. Petersburg and capture the Czar.
Gerard, Morice (pseud. for John J. Teague (1856-1929)
A Lieutenant of the King (1904) The Napoleonic scare. Napoleon at the zenith of his power and his enemy Pitt are figures in the background. 1803. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction) 

A Gentleman of London (1908) Napoleon and Murat figure in story; the English hero becomes Lord Mayor of London. 1802-1805. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

Gerson, Noel Bertram (1914-1988)
The Emperor's Ladies (New York, 1959) The marriage of Marie Louise of Austria to Napoleon. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Nelson Touch (1960) pub. under pseud. Paul Lewis. The sea battles which brought fame to Lord Nelson are described here, as are his unhappy married life and his infatuation for Lady Hamilton. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Gibbons, Floyd Phillips (1887-1939)
The Red Napoleon (1929)
SUBJECT:  Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction. United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries – Fiction. Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Fiction. Developing countries – Politics and government -- Fiction
Gibbs, Willa (1917- )
Tell Your Sons; a novel of the Napoleonic Era (New York, 1946) This story emphasizes Napoleon's personal magnetism for those around him. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Twelfth Physician (New York, 1954) The conflict of a young doctor in the turbulent time of Napoleon. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Giberne, Agnes (1845-1939) 
Roy: A Tale in the Days of Sir John Moore (1900) From the end of the peace of Amiens till after Corunna; a story concerning the détenus -- the thousands of English travellers whom Napoleon detained on the outbreak of war and kept for years as prisoners. Roy and a young grenadier are among the détenus, and see the inside of some of the worst French prisons. Sir John Moore is a leading figure, and the Corunna campaign a splendid episode. 1803-1810. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction)
Gielgud, Val Henry (1900-  )
Confident Morning  (London, 1943)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 – Fiction

White Eagles : a story of 1812 (Boston, 1929)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.

Gilson, Charles James Louis (1878-1943) 
The Lost Empire; a tale of many lands, of the fortunes and misfortunes of Thomas Nunn, and of all the astonishing adventures that befel him, from the blockade of Genoa to the siege of Seringapatam (London, 1910) Wars of Directory, blockade of Genoa, battles of Nile, Seringapatam, etc. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1795-1799. 

The hero of this exciting story is a young British naval officer on Mediterranean service. Whilst taking part in a boat expedition off the Italian coast he is taken prisoner, and, after nearly undergoing the fate of a spy, and some hairbreadth adventures in Paris during the Directory, he succeeds in rejoining the fleet and is entrusted by Nelson with an overland mission to India. The author gives an excellent outline of Napoleon's scheme to create a diversion in India, when he is penned in Egypt after the battle of the Nile, and, incidentally, of how his scheme to found an empire in the East was foiled by the discovery of his plans and the great naval defeat. 1795-1799. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]

The Spy : a tale of the Peninsular war and the storming of Badajoz, founded upon the personal memoirs of Sir Jeffery Jones, Bart., of Heatherford Hall in Hampshire (London, 1911) The battle of Roleia and the siege of Badajos -- the latter very fully described, with plan. Wellington, Picton, Kempt, and Crauford appear. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1808-1814.  (Juvenile fiction)

Glascock, William Nugent, Captain (1787?-1847)
Naval Sketch-Book; or, The Service Afloat And Ashore  (London, 1826)
Gleig, George Robert (1796-1888)
The Subaltern; or, Sketches of the Peninsular War, during the campaigns of 1813-1814 (London, 1825) Less a novel than actual reminiscences of the last stages of the Peninsular War, in which the author (afterwards Chaplain-General of the Forces) served as ensign -- the siege of San Sebastian, Pampeluna, St. Jean de Luz. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (1812-1815) 

The Chelsea Pensioners... (London, 1840)

Golubov, Sergei 
General Bagration. (Moskva, 1943) translated as No easy victories; a novel of General Bagration and the Campaign of 1812. (London, 1945)
SUBJECT:   Bagration, Petr Ivanovich, -- kniaz, -- 1765-1812 -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 – Campaigns – Russia -- Fiction. 
Gosselin, Louis L.T. ... see Lenôtre, G. (pseud.)

Grabbe, Christian Dietrich (1801-1836)
Napoleon, oder, Die hundert Tage : ein Drama in fünf Aufzügen. [German Gutenberg edition] Translated as Napoleon, or the Hundred Days (1831)
SUBJECT: Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Grabbe, Christian Dietrich, -- 1801-1836. 
ALT TITLE:  Napoleon Hundert Tage 
Graham, Winston (1909-  ) 
The Twisted Sword (London, 1990)
SUBJECT:   Poldark, Ross (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Landowners -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 – Fiction -- Cornwall (England : County) – History -- Fiction. 
Graimberg, M. le comte de (1748-1823)
Portrait de Buonaparte, peint trait pour trait : long-temps avant qu'il fut né, et celui du meilleur des rois, également rendu au naturel, longues années avant sa naissance (Paris, 1815) Verse form.
SUBJECT: Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Louis -- XVIII, -- King of France, -- 1755-1824 -- Fiction.
Grant, James (1822-1887)
The Adventures of an Aid-de-Camp (London, 1848) Campaigning and multifarious adventure in Italy during the operations of the English troops under Sir John Stuart, who crossed from Sicily into Calabria against the French general Regnier; the battle of Maida and the siege of Scylla. Zingari, brigands, patriots, French and British soldiers, all play their part in this long romance. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1805. 

The Romance of War; or, The Highlanders in Spain (London, 1846)  Grant’s typical romance -- love-making in Perthshire, Highlanders in the Peninsular war, and the Waterloo campaign; battle scenes, duels, flirtations, and sketches of Spanish character and manners; the narrative ending with the hero’s return to Scotland and union with his love. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1808-1814.

Oliver Ellis; or, the Fusiliers (1861) Capture of Guadeloupe, 1794.  War with France.

Gras, Félix (1845-1901) 
The White Terror: A romance of the French Revolution and After (1900) 1793-1815; Sequel to earlier French Revolution novels, The Reds of the Midi: An Episode of the French Revolution (1896), 1792; and The Terror: A Romance of the French Revolution (1898) 1792-1793. Three novels of the Revolution covering the introduction of "The Marseillaise," Marat in power, Louis XVI's execution, and Napoleon's battles at Marengo, Austerlitz, Moscow and Waterloo. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Grech, Nikolai (1787-1867), Konshin, Nikolai (1793-1859) and Zotov, Rafail (1795-1871)
Tri starinnykh romana : v dvukh knigakh (Moskva, 1990) 2 vols.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references. kn. 1. Leonid, ili, Nekotorye cherty iz zhizni Napoleona / R. Zotov -- kn. 2. Chernaia zhenshchina / N. Grech. Graf Oboianskii, ili, Smolensk v 1812 godu / N. Konshin.
SUBJECT:Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Russian fiction -- 19th century. Historical fiction, Russian. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Soviet Union -- Fiction. Soviet Union -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825 -- Fiction.
Gregg, Hilda Caroline (1868-1933) (published under pseud. Sydney C. Grier)
The Strong Hand (Edinburgh, 1920) and Out of Prison (Edinburgh, 1922).  (the sequel) Laid chiefly in Germany between 1806 and 1814, these novels depict Napoleon's growing influence. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

A Young Man Married (1909) Episodes of Peninsular War from the fall of Badajoz to the battle of Vittoria, comprising the battle of Salamanca and the occupation of Madrid. Most of the characters, except the Duke of Wellington, are fictitious. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1812-1813.

Grier, Sydney C. (pseud.) ... see Gregg, Hilda Caroline

Grierson, Edward (1914-1975)
The Royalist (New York, 1956) Published by Alfred A. Knopf as The Hastening Wind.  Efforts to restore the Bourbons to the throne during Napoleon's rule. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799- 1815 -- Fiction.
Griffiths, Arthur, Major (1838-1908) 
A Royal Rascal: Episodes in the Career of Colonel Sir Theophilus St. Clair, K.C.B. (1905) Career of a gentleman and soldier who serves in the old 135th at Gibraltar, in India against Tippoo Sahib, in the Peninsula and at Waterloo, and meets with many of the most illustrious generals of that era, including Wellington, Napoleon, Sir John Moore, Marshal Ney, and Sir David Baird. 1795-1815. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

This book sets out to relate episodes of the career of Colonel Sir Theophilus St. Clair, K.C.B. The story derives its title from the soubriquet earned by the colonel's regiment in the Peninsula. The scenes are India in the days of the war with Tippoo Sahib, Gibraltar, where the detection of a plot against the garrison brings a commission for the young hero, the Peninsular War and Waterloo. In a series of episodes of stirring military adventures we obtain glimpses of Wellington, Napoleon, Sir John Moore, Marshal Ney and Sir David Baird. 1795-1815. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]
Grogger, Paula (1892- )
The Door in the Grimming (New York, 1936) Translated from Das Grimmingtor; Roman (Berlin, 1926) The Catholic peasantry in Styria during the Napoleonic invasion of Austria. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
Guerlin, Henri (1867-1922)
Le Baiser de la Déesse. Roman de Bonaparte en Égypte. (Paris, n.d.)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Egyptian campaign, 1798-1799 -- Fiction.
Gulland, Sandra
The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. (1995) Vol. 1 of  3 volume Fictionalized history of Josephine Bonaparte 
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Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe. (London, 1999) Vol. 2.
SUBJECT:   Josephine, -- Empress, consort of Napoléon I, Emperor of the French -- Fiction. France -- History – Consulate and First Empire, 1799- 1815 – Fiction

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The Last Great Dance on Earth (2000) 3rd volume in Gulland's fictionalized biography of Josephine.

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Napoleonic Bee
Haertel, Kurt.
Napoleon; Drama. (Stützerbach (Thür.), 1913)
Halcón, Manuel. 
Aventuras de Juan Lucas : novela (Madrid, 1944)
>SUBJECT:  Spain -- History – Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 -- Fiction.
Hall, Howard Girard (1878-1921)
A Soldier of the Empire : a romance of the hundred days (New York, 1903)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Hall, James Norman (1887-1951)
Doctor Dogbody's Leg (1937)  A British naval surgeon’s ten different tales describing how he lost his leg. From 1760s to Napoleonic era.  Titles:   The cheerful tortoise -- The silver buckle - - For Russia -- The vulnerary water -- Rule Britannia -- The happy return -- Attica, the twelfth – April first on April second -- Feadle and Foster -- The Greenwich pensioners
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Hall, Moreton 
General George: A Story of the Chouan Conspiracy (1903) Georges Cadoudal and the Breton peasantry’s conspiracy against the Consulate; rather a mechanical story. Scene, Paris. Overcrowded with historical and non-historical personages, Bonaparte and Talleyrand prominent among them. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1803-1804.
Hamley, William George, Major-General (1815-1893) 
Traseaden Hall: "When George III was King" (1882) A long, meandering story, extending from the beginning of the Peninsular war to the peace that followed Waterloo, and shifting from an English country town to Portugal and Spain. Provincial life and regimental life are both depicted with fullness and intimacy. 1809-1815 [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Han, René (1930-   )
Un Chinois de Sainte-Hélène : roman ([Paris], 1998)
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Captivity, 1815-1821 -- Fiction Chinese -- Saint Helena -- Fiction.
Hardman, Frederick (1814-1874)
Peninsular Scenes and Sketches, (Edinburgh, 1846) Narratives of guerilla warfare in Spain. 
SUBJECT:  Fiction, English. Spain -- History -- Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 -- Fiction. Spain -- History -- Carlist War, 1833-1840 -- Fiction.
Hardy, Adam (1921-  )
   George Abercrombie Fox Napoleonic Royal Navy series; 
  • The Press Gang (1972)
  • Prize Money (1972)
  • Savage Siege (Titled Siege in UK)
  • Treasure Map (1973)  (Treasure in UK)
  • Sailor's Blood (1973)  (Powder Monkey in UK)
  • Sea of Gold (1973)  (Blood for Breakfast in UK)
  • Court Martial (1974)
  • Battle Smoke (1974)
  • Cut and Thrust (1975)
  • Boarder's Away! (1975)
  • Fireship (1975)
  • Blood Beach (1975)
  • Sea Flame (1976)
  • Close Quarters (1977)
Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928)
The Trumpet-Major (1880) [Project Gutenberg ed.] [Black Mask Digital Ed.] A humorous story of family life and of a fickle sailor-lover. The anxiety and panic that reigned on the south coast during Napoleon’s domination are a leading motive, and there are glimpses of George III and his family at their favorite watering-place of Weymouth. 1803-1805. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
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The Dynasts (1904-8) Blank verse set in Napoleonic Era. 

A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four (Christmas 1882) [Gaslight ed.] Covers the time period 1803-4, during the Napoleonic scare on south coast. 

The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion (Oct. 1889) [Gaslight ed.] A tale of the German Legion on the southern coast of England, 1800-1801. 

Wessex Poems & Other Verses (1898) [Bartleby.com ed.] including: "Valenciennes" (set in 1793); "The Alarm" (set in 1803); "The Sergeant's Song" (set in 1803); "Leipzig" (set in 1813); "San Sebastian" (set in 1813) "The Peasant's Confession" (set in 1815);

Harris, Frank (1855-1931)
Great Days; a Novel (London, 1914)
Harrison, Frederick (1831-1923) 
England Expects: A Story of the Last days of Nelson (1904) About two lads who server under Nelson and Collingwood. 1805 [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction) 

From Playground to Battlefield (1901) Quatre-Bras and Waterloo, 1815. (Juvenile fiction)

Within a Year (n.d.) This is a story for boys detailing a family mystery and the subsequent departure of two boys, Jack and Bob, who go to sea as midshipmen. They take part in the siege of Acre, and their experiences include glimpses of Napoleon and Sir Sidney Smith. c.1798-1799. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]

Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia.
The Campaigners (London, 1990)
SUBJECT:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Belgium -- Fiction.
Haskins, John
The Battle of Waterloo, a Poem (London, 1816)
Hay, Henry Hanby. 
On Both Sides of the Channel; or, Heroes in their dressing-gowns; with Scenes from the life of Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, and Further poems, (London, 1935)  The first two works are dramatic sketches, one concerning Napoleon and Lord Nelson, the other, Simon de Montfort. 
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Drama. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, -- viscount, -- 1758-1805 -- Drama. Montfort, Simon of, -- Earl of Leicester, -- 1208?-1265 -- Drama. Drama, English. Poetry, English.
Hayes, F.W. 
Captain Kirke Webbe (1907) A version -- very largely rewritten, with considerable alterations of plot and incident, and brought to a conclusion -- of a story by William Russell (Waters) published in 1857, but with a somewhat confused plot, and really left unfinished as regards any intelligible denouement. The magnificent rascality of Russell’s Kirke Webbe -- a character second to none in English fiction, and ranking with the immortal Lyndon and Count Fosco -- is, if anything, brought out still more brilliantly in this “edited” version by F.W. Hayes. The sayings and doings of the delightful scoundrel who carries on simultaneously the careers of an English and of a French privateer during the closing years of the First Empire are quite worthy of Dumas at his best. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] ca. 1814. 

The Shadow of the Throne (1904) The fate of Louis XVII, and the rise of Napoleon, 1793 - 1808.

Heinz, Kurt. 
Napoleon und Josephine. Geschichtliches Schauspiel in fünf Akten. (Dresden, 1907) Drama.
Heise, Otto
Dorette und der kleine Korporal. Roman. (Berlin, 1969)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Heller, Frank (pseud.) ... see Serner, Gunnar

Hennique, Léon ( 1851-1935)
La mort du Duc d'Enghien : en trois tableaux (Paris, 1886) Drama.
SUBJECT: Enghien, Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon, -- duc d', -- 1772- 1804.
Henty, George Alfred (1832-1902) 
The Young Buglers: A Tale of the Peninsular War (London, 1880) An outline of the whole war in the guise of an adventure story about two Eton boys, beginning with the passage of the Douro and Wellesley’s expulsion of Soult from Portugal. Battles of Talavera, the Coa, the Busaco, Torres Vedres, battle of Albuera, storming of Badajos and Ciudad Rodrigo, battles of Salamanca, Vittoria, and Toulouse (maps of chief engagements). [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1808-1814 (Juvenile fiction) 

One of the 28: A Tale of Waterloo (London, 1889) Adventures of a boy -- privateers and cruisers, and the Waterloo campaign. 1804-1815. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction)

In this graphic tale, an unusual feature in Henty's work is that a woman plays the really heroic part. There are enthralling adventures and descriptions of the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo. 1804-1815. [Comments from Buckley & Williams' A Guide to British Historical Fiction (London, 1912)]

Through Russian Snows: A Story of Napoleon's Retreat (NY, 1895) An outline of the operations, for the most part, with full accounts of Smolensk and Borodino; based on the narratives of Sir Robert Wilson, British commissioner with the Russian army, and of Count Segur. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1812. (Juvenile fiction) 

With Cochrane the Dauntless; a tale of the exploits of Lord Cochrane in South American waters (1896)

Under Wellington's Command: A Tale of the Peninsular War (NY: 1898) Continues the story of Terence O’Connor from the expulsion of Soult from Portugal. Terence is in command of the Minho regiment of Portuguese peasants, and besides the regular battles we are afforded many glimpses of guerilla warfare. The first big engagement is Talavera. Random adventures by land and sea are followed by the actions at Busaco, Torres Vedras, and Fuentes d’Onoro, the storming and sack of Ciudad Rodrigo, and the battle of Salamanca. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]  1809-1812. (Juvenile fiction) 

With Moore at Corunna: A Tale of the Peninsular War (NY: 1898) British expedition to Portugal under Sir Arthur Wellesley; battle of Vimiera and convention of Cintra. Campaign of Sir John Moore in north of Spain, his retreat, and the battle of Corunna. Hero is an Irishman, a colonel in the Portuguese army, and we are now taken back to Portugal, witness the capture of Oporto, and Wellesley’s expulsion of Soult’s army and advance into Spain. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1808-1809. (Juvenile fiction) 

At Aboukir and Acre: a Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt (London: 1899) Hero serves with the Bedouins against the French invaders, enters the British Navy as midshipman, and as interpreter to Sir Sidney Smith serves at the defence of Acre. Bonapart, Sir Sidney Smith, and Abercrombie are among the characters. 1798-1801 [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction) 

No Surrender!: A Tale of the Rising in La Vendée (New York, 1899) 

By Conduct and Courage: A Story of Nelson's Days (NY: 1904) The hero is taken prisoner by mutinous slaves in Cuba, by Moorish pirates, and by the French. He escapes to take part in the battles of Cape St. Vincent and Camperdown, and has adventures in Corsica in company with Nelson.  Also describes Lord Howe’s victory of the First of June, and the mutinies at Spithead and the Nore. 1797-1805.  [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] (Juvenile fiction)

Herbert, A. P. (Alan Patrick), Sir, (1890-1971)
Why Waterloo? (Garden City, N.Y., 1953) Napoleon's activities, from his arrival at Elba to his defeat at Waterloo. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Hermlin, Stephan.
Der Leutnant Yorck von Wartenburg  (Singen, 1946) A Short story.
SUBJECT:   Yorck von Wartenburg, Hans, -- Graf, -- 1759-1830 -- Fiction. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns – Germany -- Drama. Germany -- History -- 1806-1815 -- Fiction.
Hershan, Stella K. 
The Naked Angel : a novel about the times of Metternich and Napoleon (US, 1971)
Herzog, Peter (1876-   )
Und wieder grünten die Wiesen; ein historischer Roman um die Türnitzer Klause. (Wien, 1952)
SUBJECT:  Napoleonic Wars, 1803-1815 -- Fiction.
Heyer, Georgette (1902-1974)
An Infamous Army (1938) The Battle of Waterloo seen from Brussels with the Duke of Wellington as man of the hour. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Spanish Bride (1940) A young Spanish girls meets and marries an English Soldier during the Peninsular War.

A Civil Contract (1961) The marriage of an impoverished Viscount, who is a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, to an heiress to replenish his fortune. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Quiet Gentleman (1951) The seventh Earl of St. Erth returns from the Napoleonic Wars to claim his heritage, only to find menacing enemies in his own household. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Toll-Gate (1954) A veteran of the Napoleonic Wars finds toll-gate keeping in England to be anything but dull. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Heymann, Robert (1879-   )
Ein liebestraum; Napoleon I., die gräfin Walewska; (Leipzig, 1913)  Details the romance between Napoleon and Maria Walewska. 
SUBJECT:    Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction. Walewska, Maria Laczynska, -- 1789-1817 -- Fiction.
 Heyse, Paul (1830-1914)
At the Ghost Hour (1894, translation) 
  • Mid-day Magic [Gaslight ed.] Ghostly tale of a young woman who lost her fiancé in the Russian Campaign.

Hirt, Johann. 
Rostopschin : oder, Napoleon in Moskau : Drama in fünf Akten (Konstanz, 1838)
SUBJECT:  Napoleon -- I, -- Invasion of Russia, 1812- -- Drama.
Hitchcock, Edward (1793-1864)
Emancipation of Europe, or, the Downfall of Bonaparte, a tragedy (Greenfield, Mass., 1815) Drama.
Hodge, Jane Aiken (1917- )
The Adventurers (1965) A young card player of questionable repute escorts two gentlewomen through France and Germany in the wake of Napoleon's army. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)] Retreat from Russia.

Watch the Wall, My Darling (1966) An American girl visits her English grandfather and finds herself in the midst of spying and smuggling during the Napoleonic Wars. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

The Winding Stair (1968) A young Englishwoman comes to live with her grandmother in Portugal and joins in that lady's spying activities during the Napoleonic Wars. [Comments from McGarry & White's World Historical Fiction Guide (Metuchen, NJ, 1973)]

Hoffmann, E.T.A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus) (1776-1822) 
Die Vision auf dem Schlachtfelde bei Dresden (Stuttgart, 1814) Battle of Dresden, 1814.
Hofmann, Arthur. 
Ein Feigling wer nicht alles einsetzt für sein Vaterland! Die Geschichte des Buchdruckers Heinrich Ehrental der dem Vaterlande Alles opferte: Gut und Leben! Eine Erinnerung an Anno 1813, (Halle, Salle, 1934)
SUBJECT:  Napoleonic wars, 1803-1815 -- Fiction.
Hohlbaum, Robert (1886-1955)
Der mann aus dem chaos; roman (Berlin, 1930/1939?) Also published under title: Finale in Moskau; ein Napoleon roman. (Graz, 1952)
SUBJECT:   Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction.
Holland, Rupert Sargent (1878-1952)
The Château of the Swan (New York, 1939)
SUBJECT:   Josephine, -- Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, -- 1763-1814 -- Fiction. France -- History -- 1789-1815 -- Fiction.
Hotzel, Curt (1894-1967)
Der spanische Fächer historischer Roman  (Berlin, 1962)
SUBJECT:    Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 – Fiction. Spain -- History -- Napoleonic Conquest, 1808-1813 -- Fiction.
Howard, Edward (1793?-1841)
Rattlin the Reefer (London, 1836) School and naval life during the Napoleonic era. (Juvenile nautical fiction) 

The Old Commodore (London, 1837) Story of Commodore Sir Octavius Bacuissart, Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. 

Jack Ashore (London, 1840) (Juvenile nautical fiction) Nautical romances in a similar style to Marryat’s, and is often attributed to him, as they appeared anonymously, with him as editor. The author also wrote The Old Commodore (1847), Outward Bound (1838) and Sir Henry Morgan the Buccaneer (1842) [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]

Howard, Richard. 
Bonaparte's sons  (London, 1997)
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Bonaparte's invaders. (London, 1998)

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Bonaparte's conquerors  (London, 1999)

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Bonaparte's warriors. (London, 2000)
SUBJECT:   Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Fiction.

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) See Victor Hugo Page
Victor Hugo's Poetry and other WritingsThe Literature on the Age of Napoleon site's page devoted to Victor Hugo and his Revolutionary & Napoleonic Era writings.

Ninety-Three (1881) Dramatic adaptation by Victor Hugo & Paul Meurice, from Victor Hugo's novel Quatre-vingt-treize. Translated and adapted by Frank J. Morlock, © 2000. Read the Review by C. Conrad Cady.

Quatre-vingt-treize (Paris, 1892) [Gallica Digital Ed.] French edition.

"A Fight with a Cannon" [Gaslight Digital Ed.] originally from the novel Quatre-Vingt Treize (transl. as Ninety-Three), (Book 2, Chapters III-conclusion, IV, V, and VI).

Les Miserables (Paris, 1890-1891) 5 vols. [Gallica Digital Ed.] French edition.

Les Misérables (Paris, 1862) [Project Gutenberg ed.] Gives a superb account of Waterloo from the French side. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1815-1832.

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Huntington, H.S. (pseud.) ... see Smith, Herbert Huntington

Hutchinson, Horace Gorgon (1859-1932) 
A Friend of Nelson (1902) A loose account of Nelson and the Baltic campaign, based on a diary kept by the author’s ancestor; it has been criticized for historical inaccuracies.  Brings in a imaginary plot of Bonaparte’s to assassinate Nelson. Scene, largely Ashdown forest. 1801. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)]
Hyne, C.J. Cutcliffe (1866-1944)
The Escape Agents (London, 1910) [Gaslight ed.] Short stories concerning Major Colt, an American in Napoleon's service, and Mlle. Clarice, a vivandière who undertake to rescue five hundred French troops marooned by the Spaniards on a Mediterranean island and guarded by a British frigate. The Sallee rovers, the French in Spain, life in Egypt, and the atmosphere of the military encampment are vigorously drawn. [Comments from Ernest A. Baker's A Guide to Historical Fiction (London, 1914)] 1810-1811. 
 
  • "The New Commission" 
  • "The First Fifty-Four" 
  • "The Yellow Galley-Full" 
  • "The Pirate" 
  • "Two Duels" 
  • "Slaves in Sallee" 



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