Ian Davidson worked for the Financial Times for many years (among other things as Paris correspondent and as chief foreign affairs columnist). His earlier Voltaire in Exile (2004), was called 'powerful and illuminating … revealing and disturbing' by the Sunday Times.
Books by Ian Davidson
The French Revolution
A clear and fast-paced account of how and why the French Revolution descended into the Terror
This dazzling biography of Voltaire celebrates his extraordinary life through the thousands of his letters to have survived.