"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle

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"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle

Postby CC21106 » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:35 pm

I'm about halfway through it. It's like reading history written by someone in a frenzy, or perhaps tripping. You learn a lot about the French Revolution, but you also experience literary art of a high order. It's not a book for pedestrian dates and biographies (lots of inline references, though). It's detailed and yet a view from a height both. It is a whirlwind of a book about a whirlwind of a time.
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