1808: The Flight of the Emperor

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1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World
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Author Laurentino Gomes
Original title 1808: Como uma rainha louca, um príncipe medroso e uma corte corrupta enganaram Napoleão e mudaram a História de Portugal e do Brasil
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese
Genre History
Publisher Planeta
Publication date
2007
Media type Print, paper cover
Pages 414 pp
ISBN 978-85-7665-320-2
Followed by 1822

1808: The Flight of the Emperor, subtitled How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World[1] (Portuguese: 1808: Como uma rainha louca, um príncipe medroso e uma corte corrupta enganaram Napoleão e mudaram a História de Portugal e do Brasil, which translates as How a mad queen, a coward prince and a corrupt court fooled Napoleon and changed the History of Portugal and Brazil) is a non-fiction historical book written by Laurentino Gomes, edited by Planeta.

In 2008, the book was awarded as the best essay book by Academia Brasileira de Letras. It was also awarded twice a Prêmio Jabuti, at the categories "best reportage-book" and "non-fiction book of the year".[2][3]

The same author published 1822, a sequel.

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  1. ^ 1808 at Amazon.com.
  2. ^ Mikevis, Dayanne (31 October 2008). "Surpreso, Loyola Brandão recebe Jabuti de livro do ano de ficção". Folha Online. 
  3. ^ Clic RBS - 54th Porto Alegre Book Fair