A tour-de-force of historical imagination, this is the story of three young men at the dawn of the French Revolution. Georges-Jacques Danton: zealous, energetic, debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre: small, diligent, terrified of violence. And Camille Desmoulins: a genius of rhetoric, charming, handsome, but erratic and untrustworthy. As these key figures of the French Revolution taste the addictive delights of power, they must also come to face the horror that follows.
This audiobook is Volume 2 of 2
by Hilary Mantel
"From the double Man Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel comes a tour-de-force of historical imagination
‘Crafty tensions, twists and high drama…a bravura display of her endlessly inventive, eerily observant style’ TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
‘Superbly readable…an assured and strange masterpiece’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
'One of the best English novels of the 20th century' DIANA ATHILL for THE OLDIE"
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