Another review today at The Lit Bitch.
Most of us associate the Bonaparte name with the infamously small emperor with a big name: Napoleon Bonaparte.
But what of Napoleon’s younger brother? Is his a name one you can recall with certainty? Unlikely.
Jerome Bonaparte was supposed to make a diplomatic marriage according to Napoleon.
But when the ambitious Elizabeth “Betsy ” Patterson puts her mind to something, little can dissuade her.
Betsy was a prominent member of Baltimore society with ambitions and designs of her own. She dreamed that she would marry a man who would whisk her away to Europe and low an behold, Jerome Bonaparte is that man!
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