Books The French Revolution A History by Thomas Carlyle and John D. Rosenberg Paperback, 798 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $18.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe French RevolutionSubtitleA HistoryAuthorThomas Carlyle and John D. Rosenberg Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The classic history of the origins, events, and results of the French Revolution from 1774 to 1795. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The French Revolution You Must Read This A Historical Account Of Revolution In Present Tense October 15, 2012 After the first manuscript of Thomas Carlyle's French Revolution was accidentally burned, he began again with renewed fervor. Historian H.W. Brands explains why Carlyle's book remains fresh as ever. Have you ever lost your magnum opus to fire or flash drive? Tell us in the comments.