Grey Eminence (Paperback)
  • Grey Eminence (Paperback)
zoom

Grey Eminence (Paperback)

(author), (author of introduction)
£9.99
Paperback 320 Pages
Published: 07/04/2005
  • In stock

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

A gripping biography by the author of Brave New World

The life of Father Joseph, Cardinal Richelieu's aide, was a shocking paradox. After spending his days directing operations on the battlefield, Father Joseph would pass the night in prayer, or in composing spiritual guidance for the nuns in his care. He was an aspirant to sainthood and a practising mystic, yet his ruthless exercise of power succeeded in prolonging the unspeakable horrors of the Thirty Years' War. In his masterful biography, Huxley explores how an intensely religious man could lead such a life and how he reconciled the seemingly opposing moral systems of religion and politics.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099477822
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 223 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Penetrating and vivid... This biography will rank amongst Huxley's best books. He never wrote better; he never hit upon a more interesting theme - Sunday Times

A remarkable biography - Observer

Grey Eminence is lucid, scholarly and thoughtful. Huxley has used all his ingenuity to explain this extraordinary character - New Statesman

You may also be interested in...

Johnson at 10
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback
SAS Forged in Hell
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
SAS Great Escapes Two
Added to basket
The Complete MAUS
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
France on Trial
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback
Ten Years To Save The West
Added to basket
American Prometheus
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Masters of the Air
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Diary of a Young Girl
Added to basket
Hitler, Stalin, Mum and Dad
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Broken Threads
Added to basket
£18.99   £16.99
Hardback
Politics On the Edge
Added to basket
Chums
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Politics On the Edge
Added to basket
Politics On the Edge
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Hunting the Falcon
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: