Days of the French Revolution: Quill, 1350 Ave of the Americas , New York NY 10019 Us

Days of the French Revolution: Quill, 1350 Ave of the Americas , New York NY 10019 Us

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By (author) Christopher Hibbert

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  • Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW
  • Format: Paperback | 351 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 229mm x 28mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 July 1999
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0688169783
  • ISBN 13: 9780688169787
  • Edition statement: Quill Reissue.
  • Illustrations note: illustrations maps, portraits
  • Sales rank: 111,037

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Works from Les Misirables by Victor Hugo to Citizens by Simon Schama have been inspired by the French Revolution. Now available for the first time in years, The Days of the French Revolution brings to life the events that changed the future of Western civilization. As compelling as any fiction thriller, this real-life drama moves from the storming of the Bastille to the doomed court of Louis XVI, the salon of Madame Roland, and even the boudoir of Marie Antoinette. Hibbert recounts the events that swirled around Napoleon, Mirabeau, Danton, Marat, and Robespierre with eyewitness accounts and his "usual grace and flair for divulging interesting detail" (Booklist). This trade paperback edition has twenty-eight pages of black-and-white illustrations, and will be published in time for Bastille Day.

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"Mr. Hibbert is a remarkably good writer." -- Anatole Broyard, "The New York Times""Scene after scene with a dash appropriate to the onrushing events." -- "The New York Times Book Review"