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Madame de Stael by Francine du Plessix Gray
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Sep 07, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: nonfiction, biography-memoir, 2009
Read in September, 2009

This is an extremely readable biography that provides general information on the life of Madame de Stael in addition to a good overview of information regarding the the French Revolution. This biography does not delve into specifics but gives an overall portrait of the Madame De Stael's life; it retells her actions and explores some of her motivations. It is told in a style that is very enjoyable to read.
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