The French Revolution In 9 Books


The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.

1. Citizens by Simon Schama


2. City of Darkness, City of Light by Marge Piercy


3. Fatal Purity — Robespierre and the French Revolution by Ruth Scurr


4. Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini


5. The Glass Blowers by Daphne du Maurier


6. The Way to the Lantern by Audrey Erskine Lindop


7. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emma Orczy


8. A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel


9. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens


Source:

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