Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Talleyrand: Betrayer And Saviour Of France” as Want to Read:
Talleyrand: Betrayer And Saviour Of France
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Talleyrand: Betrayer And Saviour Of France

4.05  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A renegade bishop and aristocratic revolutionary, he helped make and break the power of Napoleon. With bravura he then dominated the Congress of Vienna which re-shaped Europe, but soon discovered that the Bourbons had, in his own words, 'learned nothing and forgotten nothing'. Disgrace followed. The Revolution of July 1830 finally brought a renewal of Talleyrand's former ...more
Unknown Binding, 436 pages
Published January 24th 2008 by Not Avail (first published 2007)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Talleyrand, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Talleyrand

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-41)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Sam
Jun 12, 2009 Sam rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thehistorynerd
If you are interested in the twists and turns of 1700's France I think this book is a must read. It displays all parts of the time without getting stuck in any one time (like Napoleon for example) and offers an interesting view on a man that i think no one understands.
But be Warned if you are not interested in matters of diplomacy, or france, and you are looking for a good read about Napoleon or the french revolution, or a beginning point to some study of the time period. This isnt it. You need
...more
Lynn
Feb 13, 2008 Lynn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those interested in biography
Recommended to Lynn by: the Globe and Mail Review
Having read Madame deStael I enjoyed reading Talleyrand's view of the same time period, the people they knew in common and his view of her. Her character assessment of him was also of interest to me.
Simon Binning
Simon Binning rated it it was amazing
Nov 25, 2015
Piotr
Piotr rated it liked it
Jul 30, 2015
Aleksandra Mrowiec-Łukaszek
Aleksandra Mrowiec-Łukaszek rated it really liked it
Apr 05, 2016
John Cairns
John Cairns rated it liked it
Oct 03, 2013
Emmanuel Gustin
Emmanuel Gustin rated it it was amazing
Feb 19, 2011
Jb
Jb rated it liked it
Jan 03, 2016
Anders Aliosha
Anders Aliosha rated it really liked it
May 21, 2013
Fazackerly Toast
Fazackerly Toast rated it really liked it
May 15, 2014
Morgan Scorpion
Morgan Scorpion rated it it was amazing
Jul 16, 2009
Thomas Boyle
Thomas Boyle rated it really liked it
Dec 20, 2011
Pam Grainger
Pam Grainger rated it really liked it
Jan 20, 2015
Greg Gurevich
Greg Gurevich rated it it was amazing
Sep 15, 2014
Marta
Marta rated it liked it
Aug 28, 2015
buki
buki rated it liked it
Oct 10, 2013
Michaël March
Michaël March rated it really liked it
Jun 28, 2013
Matt Sevely
Matt Sevely rated it it was amazing
Oct 21, 2015
Thomas
Thomas rated it really liked it
Aug 04, 2010
Johnny
Johnny rated it it was amazing
Jan 12, 2012
Piotrek
Piotrek rated it really liked it
Nov 08, 2014
Julie
Julie marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2010
Jamie Johnston
Jamie Johnston marked it as to-read
Jun 07, 2012
Ian Patterson
Ian Patterson marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2012
Serge
Serge marked it as to-read
Oct 03, 2012
James
James added it
Feb 27, 2013
Nicholas
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2013
Chris
Chris marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2013
Michael Hołda (Holda)
Michael Hołda (Holda) marked it as to-read
Mar 11, 2014
Anna Newec
Anna Newec is currently reading it
May 17, 2014
Lindsey Mcpeak
Lindsey Mcpeak marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2014
Conor Sheehan
Conor Sheehan marked it as to-read
May 01, 2015
Thomas
Thomas marked it as to-read
Sep 23, 2015
Jon
Jon marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2015
Brian
Brian marked it as to-read
Jan 05, 2016
Nicolas
Nicolas marked it as to-read
May 19, 2016
Adrian Chow
Adrian Chow marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2016
Jo
Jo marked it as to-read
Sep 15, 2016
David shine
David shine marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2016
Byb
Byb marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book