TROYAT PAUL I-BIOGRAPHY
PAUL I .-BIOGRAPHY
AUTHOR : HENRI TROYAT
Cover Hardbound with portrait of Tsar PAUL I ,320 pages, text in Russian.
Published Moscow 2005.New.
Troyat, the French biographer of Tolstoy and Gogol, turns his attention here to PAUL I .
Whom emperor Paul I the callous petty tyrant or the educated reformer, new Peter the Great or only a caricature on him was
Suffering megalomania and not being valid will and desire to supervise the mad acts, he found satisfaction in undeserved punishments and so undeserved encouragements.
Absurdity of his ideas nearly has not put the country on a side of chaos, and the tragical end has made this monarch for ever not understood hero of a historical drama.
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