About this book
A renegade bishop and aristocratic revolutionary, Talleyrand helped make and break the power of Napoleon. This is the first full length biography of the French politician in English for 30 years, and provides a fascinating insight into the life and times of Napoleon. 'Fluent and lucid, always readable, palpably fair... scrupulously researched' Matthew Parris, "The Times"
The most brilliant, witty and dangerous man of his era, Talleyrand survived one of the most turbulent periods of French and European history.
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