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From the Publisher"Swift, informed and literate."
"Comprehensive and quite good."
"Yields insight . . . Lawday gives good account of Talleyrand's languid and imperturbable personality and throws light on his keen sense of political weather. Delivers complete coverage, stocking and all, of Talleyrand's remarkable, controversial career."
“A marvelous biography.”
—-The Daily Telegraph (UK)
“A fast-moving romp through Talleyrand’s life, engagingly admiring of its subjects and appreciative of his many qualities.”
—-The Sunday Telegraph (UK)
“Entertaining . . . strangely touching . . . tells of the extraordinary life of a politician who managed to survive and prosper through revolution, empire, restoration, empire, restoration, and revolution again.”
—-The Scotsman (UK)
“Alive with the world of the Paris salon and the glittering connections of a most sociable diplomat . . . David Lawday is an ideal biographer of Talleyrand.”
—-The Economist (UK)