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To the Hermitage

Author: Malcolm Bradbury
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is 1773, and philosopher Denis Diderot, art critic, theater critic, impresario of L'Encyclopedie is summoned to St. Petersburg, where he hopes to enlighten the espotic Catherine the Great on reason and liberty. Though the crafty empress lures him to her Winter Palace, the Hermitage, she seems more interested in buying him impressive personal library than adopting the liberal reforms he suggests." -- Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Denis Diderot; Denis Diderot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Bradbury
ISBN: 1585671312 9781585671311
OCLC Number: 45166693
Description: xi, 498 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Malcolm Bradbury.
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"It is 1773, and philosopher Denis Diderot, art critic, theater critic, impresario of L'Encyclopedie is summoned to St. Petersburg, where he hopes to enlighten the espotic Catherine the Great on reason and liberty. Though the crafty empress lures him to her Winter Palace, the Hermitage, she seems more interested in buying him impressive personal library than adopting the liberal reforms he suggests." -- Jacket.

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