Paul Barras, he is the man of the Directory. His Briefs, very biased, highlight a personality satisfied with itself, always attributing itself the good role, justifying its behavior during
and passing over in silence what could interfere. Barras reveals the political shenanigans of the troubled period he went through, without sparing his contemporaries. Memoirs of Paul Barras, published in pocket by Mercure de France, January 2010.