List of Illustrations Author's Note Prologue The July Revolution Ambassador in London The Belgian Conference Social Successes The Search for a Monarch The Eighteen Articles French Troops in Belgium! A Firm and Cordial Entente The Triumph of Reform Leave of Absence Besieging Antwerp A New Challenge The Quadruple Alliance A Changing Scene Time to Go Epilogue Dramatis Personae Notes Bibliography Index
Sparkling account of Prince Talleyrand's last diplomatic mission
Linda Kelly's books include Juniper Hall, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and most recently Holland House and Ireland's Minstrel (both I.B.Tauris). She has written for The Washington Post, the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement and numerous other publications, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Wordsworth Trust. She is married to the writer Laurence Kelly, a specialist in Russian history. They have three children and live in London.