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The Man Who Killed the King

The Man Who Killed the King Jun Aug The Man who Killed the King tells the story of Roger Brook Prime Minister Pitt s most resourceful secret agent during the Great Terror when than a million people perished and the Terr

  • Title: The Man Who Killed the King
  • Author: Dennis Wheatley
  • ISBN: 9780090031900
  • Page: 210
  • Format: None
  • Jun 1792 Aug 1794The Man who Killed the King tells the story of Roger Brook Prime Minister Pitt s most resourceful secret agent during the Great Terror when than a million people perished and the Terrorists found that the guillotine did not work quickly enough This, the second phase of the French Revolution, opened with the storming of the Tuileries in June, 1792,Jun 1792 Aug 1794The Man who Killed the King tells the story of Roger Brook Prime Minister Pitt s most resourceful secret agent during the Great Terror when than a million people perished and the Terrorists found that the guillotine did not work quickly enough This, the second phase of the French Revolution, opened with the storming of the Tuileries in June, 1792, and in the months that followed, the Liberals were mown down by cannon fire, drowned by the thousand, and flung back into the flames of villages burnt to the ground.And amidst all this brutality and bloodshed, Roger Brook, a Commissar in Revolutionary Paris, faced terrifying hazards trying desperately to rescue Queen Marie Antoinette and other members of the Royal Family from a mob thirsting for revenge

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    1 thought on “The Man Who Killed the King

    1. The theme of the book is interesting, set during the days of Terror in France during the French Revolution, and giving day by day detailed descriptions of the events leading to the death of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. The main protagonist, Roger Brook, an Englishman, adventurer and secret agent of the Prime Minister of England, Mr Pitt, is entertaining. Many of the details of the events which occurred and how the revolution shaped itself, how personal elements and sometimes sheer bad luck le [...]

    2. I read the Roger Brook series as a teenager, and rereading this didn't disappoint. Yes, Wheatley is dated in his writing [racism & mysogeny], but the sheer joy of an adventure series set during the French Revolution is pure escapism.

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