Books by David Lawday

THE GIANT OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION by David Lawday
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2010

"A clear account of one man's failure to recognize the fanged creatures that swim in waves of passion and popularity."
The rise and fall of Georges-Jacques Danton (1759-1794), whose booming voice and fervid passion animated both the French Revolution that honored him and the Terror that took his head. Read full book review >
NAPOLEON’S MASTER by David Lawday
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2007

"Swift, informed and literate—a substantial though conventional life of a legend."
A former correspondent for The Economist considers the life of Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754-1838), wise and circumspect adviser to kings, an emperor and even a few enemies of France. Read full book review >