The Fall of Paris: The Siege and the Commune 1870-71
Opening with the military preparations before Paris was besieged by the invading German army in September 1870, Alistair Horne's compelling account of this dramatic episode takes the reader through the fall of Paris and German victory to the last days of the Paris Commune in May Week 1871.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
This is a small Jewel of a history, lively style and tight narrative. It greatly benefits from covering a short period in a small area. Horne has amassed a interesting set of illustrations, and the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dougwood57 - LibraryThing
English historian Alistair Horne (A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 (New York Review Books Classics)) tells the story - really two stories - of the Franco-Prussian War's impact on Paris. First ... Read full review