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A definitive biography portrays the life of one of democracy's greatest champions--a soldier, diplomat, and pamphleteer of the American Revolution who helped draft the French Constitution--and reveals tensions, discoveries, and dramatic surprises. 15,000 first printing.
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'It is hard to imagine this magnificent biography ever being superceded . It is a stylish, splendidly erudite work The only book so far to do full justice to this near-nigh mythical figure' Terry Eagleton, Guardian 'A superb biography of an extraordinary man in extraordinary times' Daily Telegraph 'Not only a book of the year but a book of the decade - should finally consolidate Thomas Paine's reputation' Michael Foot, Evening Standard 'The most impressive and well-documented account ever written of this extraordinary man' ObserverAbout the Author:
John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Westminster and Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy.
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Book Description Little Brown & Co, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # L5-704
Book Description Little Brown & Co, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0316484199
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0316484199