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The Last Banquet (Hardcover)

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    “In the pre-dawn of the French Revolution, Jean-Marie d'Aumont strives to wrest an ounce of immortality from every experience, taste, and sensation this world has to offer. From his rescue as a child at the foot of a dung heap to his appointment as Lord Master of the Menagerie, d'Aumont's life is 'built almost entirely on a foundation of events colliding.' Grimwood takes us on a tour through French history, from the death of the Sun King to the Revolution, but at its heart The Last Banquet is a beautiful -- and, at times, macabre -- meditation on the inexorable march of history and man's struggle to leave an indelible mark before his own time is spent.”
    — Amanda Hurley, Inkwood Books, Tampa, FL

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781609451387
    ISBN-10: 1609451384
    Publisher: Europa Editions
    Publication Date: October 1st, 2013
    Pages: 328
    Language: English