Napoleon took books with him everywhere he traveled. They were compactly packed within the wooden case that looked like a large book itself. One such case contained around 50 books. It was one of first portable and travel sized library. Or as we know it these days, a Kindle.
Readers these days can travel with a library of thousands of books uploaded into their digital library on a Kindle.
Why good to have on a trip:
- Kindle can give you weeks of reading time on a single charge
- lighter than most paperback books
- Can hold thousands of books, magazines, and newspapers
- Borrow from your public library for free
Did You Know?:
Napoleon was a very well-read man
He read books on diverse subject and discipline
He liked to read narrative history, tragic drama, and some comic poetry
Since he had to be on the road frequently during war years, his books traveled with him
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