Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty 1789-1848

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‘Vivid, terrifying and often quite funny … an interesting take on 1848 … this superbly drawn story is full of painful allegories’ The Times

‘Splendidly provocative … perceptive and often amusing … full of arresting details and sharp asides … Adam Zamoyski writes like a dancer at a court ball: gracious, patrician, masterful, sure-footed … Phantom Terror is a thumping great pleasure to read … history at its best’ Spectator

‘Scintillating and original’ Economist.

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‘So brilliant that it is impossible to put the book aside…a master craftsman at work’ Michael Burleigh, Sunday Times

‘A brilliant piece of narrative history, full of sparkling set-pieces’ T.J. Binyon, Sunday Telegraph

‘One of the greatest stories ever told’ Spectator

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‘Outstanding – a delicious, triumphant feast of a book’ Simon Sebag Montefiore, Daily Mail

‘Magnificent…both an intellectual and literary joy to read’ The Times

Rezension:

‘Vivid, terrifying and often quite funny … an interesting take on 1848 … this superbly drawn story is full of painful allegories’ The Times

‘Splendidly provocative … perceptive and often amusing … full of arresting details and sharp asides … Adam Zamoyski writes like a dancer at a court ball: gracious, patrician, masterful, sure-footed … Phantom Terror is a thumping great pleasure to read … history at its best’ Spectator

Praise for ‘1812: Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow’:

‘So brilliant that it is impossible to put the book aside…a master craftsman at work’ Michael Burleigh, Sunday Times

‘A brilliant piece of narrative history, full of sparkling set-pieces’ T.J. Binyon, Sunday Telegraph

‘One of the greatest stories ever told’ Spectator

Praise for ‘Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna’

‘Outstanding – a delicious, triumphant feast of a book’ Simon Sebag Montefiore, Daily Mail

‘Magnificent…both an intellectual and literary joy to read’ The Times

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