The French Revolution complete and unabridged by Thomas Carlyle A Modern Library Giant Vintage Book


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The book The French Revolution established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837; this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject.

It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is "one of the grand poems of Carlyle's] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact."

The French Revolution is an excellent addition to your vintage Modern Library collection or home library.


The book The French Revolution is in good vintage condition for its age, with no rips or tears. However, please note the wear on the dust jacket and the description on the inside page; no publishing date can be found in this book, as shown in the photos.

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Book dimensions:10x8x1