First published in 1933, "The Romantic Exiles" is a unique and spirited biography of Alexander Herzen (1812-1868), a self-exiled Russian aristocrat who was the leader of a small group of revolutionary-minded expatriates. Their story is the record of the inevitable and disastrous linkage of political and emotional liberalism in the two decades following the Romantic rebellion of the 1830's; and it is the story of the destruction of their ideals and achievements (political and personal) due to shifting ideologies and the passage of time.
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"There is a great charm in the way Mr. Carr has recreated the atmosphere of those strange Russian exiles, 'run to intellect, ' who caused so profound an influence on Europe's literary evolution in the middle of the last century. Great figures are conjured up with real skill by Mr. Carr's able pen."--"The New York Times"
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Book Description PENGUIN, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Previous owners Inscription. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2382466
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1968. Book Condition: Good. New edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP91344296
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1968. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. 1968. Reprint. 342 pages. White paperback with black lettering. Clean pages with firm binding. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear to spine, cover edges and corners. Mild tanning to spine and edges. Mild soiling and creasing to covers and spine. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1484750406CLK
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P020140550720