Treason's Spring (The Archives Of The Comptrollerate-General For Scrutiny And Survey Main)
By: Robert Wilton (author)Hardback
1792: the blood begins to drip from the guillotine. The French Revolution is entering its most violent phase, and threatens all Europe with chaos. In the age of the mob, no individual is safe. The spies of England, France and Prussia are fighting their own war for survival and supremacy. Somewhere in Paris is a hidden trove of secrets that will reveal the treacheries of a whole continent.At the height of the madness a stranger arrives in Paris, to meet a man who has disappeared. Unknown and untrusted, he finds himself the centre of all conspiracy. When the world is changing forever, what must one man become to survive?Treason's Spring is a thrilling and meticulous panorama of Paris in the Revolution, the first of a trilogy of books whose revelations transform our understanding of an era.
Robert Wilton worked in a number of British Government Departments. He was advisor to the Prime Minister of Kosovo in the lead-up to the country's independence, and is now helping to run an international mission in Albania. He's also co-founder of The Ideas Partnership charity working with marginalized children in the Balkans. Treason's Tide won the Historical Writers' Association/Goldsboro Crown for best historical debut; in addition to his novels he writes on international intervention and translates a little poetry. He divides his time between Cornwall and the Balkans.
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