Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb -

Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

By Francois-Rene De Chateaubriand

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Memoirs tells of exotic adventures to the furthermost points of the globe, of heroic battles and political struggles, and of the loneliness of a restless soul. It is permeated by a sense of wonder for nature and the human spirit, and haunted by the desire to tame a fleeting world. The most enjoyable, glamorous and gripping of all 19th-century autobiographies - a tumultuous account of France hit by wave after wave of revolutionsMemoirs from Beyond the Tomb is the greatest and most influential of all French autobiographies - an extraordinary, highly entertaining account of a uniquely adventurous and frenzied life. Chateaubriand gives a superb narrative of the major events of his life - which spanned the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Era and the uneasy period that led up to the Revolution of 1830.

Product code: 9780141393124

ISBN 9780141393124
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS24
No. Of Pages 432
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Offers an account of France hit by wave after wave of revolutions. This book includes a narrative of the major events of author's life - which spanned the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Era and the uneasy period that led up to the Revolution of 1830.