Graeme Fife is the author of numerous plays, documentaries and features for BBC Radio - including a play based on letters written by victims of the Terror. His books include Arthur the King and Tour de France. He is fluent in French, and divides his time between France and his home near Sevenoaks, Kent.
'David Andress' important new book is a major contribution in our efforts to rethink the French Revolution . . . It is also exceptionally well-written' Timothy Tacket, author of BECOMING A REVOLUTIONARY AND WHEN THE KING TOOK FLIGHT 'Commendably fair and even-handed . . . A lucid study' Munro Price, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'The most authoritative treatment we are likely to have for many years' William Doyle, INDEPENDENT 'A meticulous account . . . stands beside Simon Schama's Citizens' LITERARY REVIEW 'A superbly written and scholarly analysis . . . a beautifully crafted work' SUNDAY HERALD 'Compelling' SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY 'Endlessly fascinating . . . David Andress has made a serious contribution to this central subject of our times with an accessible account' THE TIMES 'A gripping account' GUARDIAN '[S]cholarly yet accessible. Structured chronologically, not thematically, the book is refreshingly old-fashioned and has an excellent glossary, notes and index. Andress's prose is crisp and clear' THE TIMES