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City of Darkness City of Light (1996) [Novel]
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In her most splendid, thought-provoking novel yet, Marge Piercy brings to vibrant life three women who play prominent roles in the tumultuous, bloody French Revolution--as well as their more famous male counterparts.

Defiantly independent Claire Lacombe tests her theory: if men can make things happen, perhaps women can too. . . . Manon Philipon finds she has a talent for politics--albeit as the ghostwriter of her husband's speeches. . . . And Pauline Léon knows one thing for certain: the women must apply the pressure or their male colleagues will let them starve. While illuminating the lives of Robespierre, Danton, and Condorcet, Piercy also opens to us the minds and hearts of women who change their world, live their ideals--and are prepared to die for them.

Original title: City of Darkness City of Light
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean18th Century

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City of Darkness City of Light (1996)
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Language: English

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City of Darkness City of Light (1996)

ISBN: 0449912752

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