Marisa Linton

Young, idealistic and prone to violence, Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just embodied the spirit of the French Revolution. He was devoured by the Terror he helped unleash.

Marisa Linton explains how Jacques-Pierre Brissot helped to initiate the French revolutionary wars, as he and Robespierre debated whether conflict with Austria should be a ‘crusade for universal liberty’.

Old Talley’ as the English called him, was one of the most astute statesmen that Europe has ever known. For nearly sixty years he was at the centre...

Marisa Linton reviews the life and career of one of the most vilified men in history.