"An extraordinarily intelligent and entertaining novel!"
Brilliantly realized, enormously readable, Gore Vidal's #1 best seller paints a fascinating portrait of Aaron Burr, who lived out his long life partly as a suspected traitor and partly as one of the most heroic and colorful of the founding fathers.
A fictional memoir based on actual facts, BURR describes the early struggles and endless intrigues of the United States. Vidal writes with so much drama and vigor that history comes alive, and the concerns of a new nation read like today's headlines.
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"The novel is masterfully constructed, right down to a shocking but logical surprise on the last page," said LJ's reviewer, who gushed further, adding, "The familiar figures and stock scenes when we ... Read full review
Review: Burr: A Novel (Narratives of Empire)User Review - Erik Graff - Goodreads
I read Vidal's 1876 and Burr during the 1983/84 winter break from studies. These novels, as well as his other historical fictions set in the United States, are linked not only by their objective ... Read full review