Frédéric and Michel, two young and fiery hussars, are preparing to lead their first big battle. Their heads full of ideals, they dream of glory and heroism. After all, do not they fight alongside the Emperor Bonaparte? They already see themselves as the victors of this Spanish people of another time, still under the yoke of the Church and royalty ...
A fiercely romantic, colorful and lovely tale by the author of "Maître d'escrime" and "La Peau du tambour".
Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte