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The gods are thirsty

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Overlook Press,
Pub. Date:
1996.
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English
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"It is the eve of the French Revolution. The aristos are drinking life to the dregs, indulging in every conceivable sensual vice as if there were no tomorrow, while the citizens, miserable in their poverty, seethe with envy and hatred in a sorcerous Paris, beautiful in the center, rotting into mighty slums around the edges." "In this sweeping novel, Tanith Lee depicts the savage spirit of Year I, following the life of journalist, pamphleteer and patriot Camille Desmoulins through these turbulent days. A fascinating and complex creature of the mind who maneuvered through all levels of Paris society, Desmoulins was the journalist and voice of the Revolution. Silenced by the guillotine during the Terror in the prime of his youth, Desmoulins, with his circle of friends, is the heart and soul of this gripping novel."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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9780879516727
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Desmoulins, Camille, -- 1760-1794 -- Fiction, France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Journalists -- France -- Fiction, Revolutionaries -- France -- Fiction
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