Preface PART ONE 1 The News 2 The Prisoner 3 Friends and Foes 4 The Briars 5 The Pavilion 6 Boney's Little Pages 7 The French Suite 8 The Admiral's Ball 9 Last Days at the Pavilion 10 Longwood House 11 The New Governor 12 Gold Lace and Nodding Plumes 13 This Accursed Place 14 The Thinning Ranks 15 The Sick Lion 16 Our Beautiful Island 17 The Company of a Green Parrot 18 At the Mercy of the English 19 Farewell to the Island PART TWO 20 The Ties that Bind 21 The Embattled Surgeon 22 An Impending Tempest 23 The St Helena Plot 24 Official Disgrace 25 An Item of News 26 The One that Got Away 27 Marry in Haste . . . 28 'La Petite Angleterre' 29 The Clearing Fog PART THREE 30 Sydney Town 31 'The Interesting Mrs Abell' 32 The Fashionables 33 A Fleeting Entente Cordiale 34 The Treasury Under the Bed 35 'Terrible Hollow' 36 A Fractured Family 37 Recollections of the Emperor Napoleon Acknowledgements Notes Index
Anne Whitehead is an author, historian and former TV producer-director with the ABC. She is the author of Bluestocking in Patagonia and her book Paradise Mislaid was winner of the NSW Premier's Award for Australian History.