Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Memoirs of Chateaubriand Volume II

Book cover
By: (1768-1848)

Memoirs of Chateaubriand Volume II is a gripping and insightful account of one man's journey through life in 19th century France. François-René de Chateaubriand's writing transports the reader back in time, allowing them to experience the political and social climate of the era.

Chateaubriand's prose is eloquent and engaging, drawing the reader in with vivid descriptions and emotional depth. His reflections on love, loss, and the passage of time are both poignant and thought-provoking.

The author's encounters with historical figures, such as Napoleon and King Louis XVIII, provide a fascinating glimpse into the aristocratic circles of the time. His reflections on his own role in shaping French history are both candid and introspective.

Overall, Memoirs of Chateaubriand Volume II is a compelling read that offers a unique perspective on a tumultuous period in French history. Chateaubriand's intimate and honest storytelling make this book a must-read for history buffs and literature lovers alike.

Book Description:
Volume II of Chateaubriand's Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb, translated by Teixeira de Mattos. This volume covers the period from his return to France to fight, reluctantly, for the King, his early literary successes with many portraits of the great and the good, including Napoleon, through to his travels in the Near East in the first decade of the 19th century, all through with his characteristic blend of mordant wit and melancholy. - Summary by Nicole Lee

Stream audiobook and download chapters

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books