The Gods Will Have Blood

The Gods Will Have Blood


Introduction by: Frederick Davies
Translator: Frederick Davies

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140443523
  • 256 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

It is April 1793 and the final power struggle of the French Revolution is taking hold: the aristocrats are dead and the poor are fighting for bread in the streets. In a Paris swept by fear and hunger lives Gamelin, a revolutionary young artist appointed magistrate, and given the power of life and death over the citizens of France. But his intense idealism and unbridled single-mindedness drive him inexorably towards catastrophe. Published in 1912, The Gods Will Have Blood is a breathtaking story of the dangers of fanaticism, while its depiction of the violence and devastation of the Reign of Terror is strangely prophetic of the sweeping political changes in Russia and across Europe.
The Gods Will Have Blood

The Gods Will Have Blood

Anatole France, Introduction by: Frederick Davies, Translator: Frederick Davies

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