Tuesday, January 26, 2016
From A Talent to Annoy: Essays, Articles and Reviews 1929 - 1968, by Nancy Mitford
"Carlyle's Frederick the Great, though dishonest to a comic degree about Frederick's morals, is a work of art; the secondary characters are brilliantly portrayed; Voltaire summed up once and for all. His French Revolution has the grandeur of a thunderstorm."
From Reading for Pleasure