Sunday, 11 November 2007

montagnarde1793: (Saint-Just)

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.

montagnarde1793: (OMSBWTF?)

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. -__-;

Part XIV

Sunday, 11 November 2007 22:22
montagnarde1793: (OMSBWTF?)
Since Éléonore plays such a prominent role in Jacobin's Daughter, the excerpts from it will be posted in two parts (and cut, at that), the first with a brief line from another novel.

The House of Tavelinck, Jo van Ammers-Küller, 1938

Page 431

            […] 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 Arras, who had attracted attention in the Legislative […]

Part XV

Sunday, 11 November 2007 22:30
montagnarde1793: (wtfno)
The icon is in reference to the scene with Lucile Desmoulins, by the way.

Part XVI

Sunday, 11 November 2007 22:35
montagnarde1793: (maximebust)

This is the last one, until I type up some more. And yes, it's in French; apologies again to those of you who won't be able to understand it.


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