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Not Tonight Geri: Buying Napoleon, Halliwell And Hemingway

by | 4th, July 2007

HE may have craved global domination, he may have had an enormous ego, he may even have been rather short, but when it came to the ladies , Napoleon Bonaparte knew how to speak the language of love.

According to the BBC, a love letter from the infamous Gallic leader to his then future wife, Josephine, has fetched £276,000 at an auction in London.

The letter is thought to be one of only three sent to Josephine by the sizeable French emperor and contains an apology by the pocket-sized military genius after an argument he had with his lover.

“I send you three kisses one on your heart, one on your mouth and

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