City of Darkness, City of Light

City of Darkness City of Light 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 famous male cou

  • Title: City of Darkness, City of Light
  • Author: Marge Piercy
  • ISBN: 9780449912751
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 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 pIn 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 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 L on 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.

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