About this book
Subtitled, "Robespierre & The French Revolution". Robespierre was only 36 when he died, sent to the guillotine where he had sent thousands before him. This is a stunning character study of the extraordinary, self-destructive hero, combined with a dramatic history of the French Revolution.
Robespierre was only thirty-six when he died, sent to the guillotine where he had sent thousands ahead of him. Robespierre and the Revolution were inseparable: a single inflexible tyrant. But what turned a shy young lawyer into the living embodiment of the Terror at its most violent?