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The Woman Who Died Of Robespierre
A true story of a woman's fatal obsession with the French Revolutionary. In the city of Danzig in the summer of 1935, the emaciated body of a young woman was found in the storeroom of a lycee. It was a room seven feet by fifteen, furnished with a table, a basin, a stool and stove, and a cabinet holding books and manuscripts. This woman was Stanislawa Przybyszewska, thirty- ...more
Published by Fourth Estate Ltd
(first published 2010)
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Hilary Mantel is the bestselling author of many novels including Wolf Hall, which won the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Bring Up the Bodies, Book Two of the Thomas Cromwell Trilogy, was also awarded the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Book Award. She is also the author of A Change of Climate, A Place of Greater Safety, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, An ...moreMore about Hilary Mantel...