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Memoirs from beyond the tomb

Author: François-René Chateaubriand, vicomte de; Robert Baldick
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York, USA : Penguin Books, 2014. ©2014
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Summary:
By the time he came to write his extraordinary, highly entertaining memoirs, Chateaubriand had witnessed some of the iconic figures and events of French history--from the court of Louis XVI, to the reign of Napoleon, to the disaster of Waterloo, to life under the Restoration.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: François-René Chateaubriand, vicomte de; François-René Chateaubriand, vicomte de
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François-René Chateaubriand, vicomte de; Robert Baldick
ISBN: 9780141393124 0141393122
OCLC Number: 881066585
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 412 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Mémoires d'outre-tombe.
Responsibility: François-René de Chateaubriand ; selected and translated by Robert Baldick ; introduction by Philip Mansel.

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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  Read more...

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