This is only the second volume in this series--Saint-Just is also mentioned quite a bit in the third volume, but I haven't finished going through that one yet, so this will be all for now.
Sunday, 11 November 2007
This next one is by some random Briton or American (I forget which) who decided that it would be better to try to write something from Éléonore's point of view than to write about her in a non-fictional fashion, bizarrely enough. So these are two "letters" written to a fictional friend in the Vendée. And this time, instead of Jesus!Maxime, we get priest!Maxime. -__-;
The House of Tavelinck, Jo van Ammers-Küller, 1938
[…] His fiancée, the daughter of his landlady, was a virtuous girl and had already gone to sleep long ago. The lonely walker was Maximilien Robespierre, a petty lawyer of