The Last Queen of France
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Marie Antoinette by Evelyne Lever
Book DescriptionIn MARIE ANTOINETTE, Evelyn Lever draws on a variety of resources, including diaries, letters, and firsthand accounts, to write this sumptuous, addictive delight. From family life in Vienna to the choke of the guillotine, this gripping work combines a fast-paced historical narrative with all the elements of scandalous fiction: Marie's wedding at Versailles to Louis XVI, the French court, boredom, hypocrisy, loneliness, allies, enemies, scandal, intrigue, sex, peasant riots, the fall of the Bastille, mob rule in Paris, imprisonment, and, finally, execution.From primary source documents Lever fashions an insightful glimpse into the French court at Versailles. The characters of court are expertly drawn. There is the dashing Axel Fersen, Marie's great love; Maria Theresa, the scheming mother trying to place her daughter on the Hapsburg throne; the legendary Madame du Barry, lover to Louis XV; and, of course, Marie herself. Luxuriously evocative of the Versailles court, historically sharp and witty, and detailing the compelling story of Marie Antoinette's life, Evelyn Lever's biography entrances readers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312283339
(211mm x 141mm x 30mm)
Imprint: St. Martin's Press
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Evelyne Lever
Evelyne Lever is a leading French historian. "Marie Antoinette" is her first book to be published in the United States. She lives in Paris with her husband, Maurice Lever, the author of "Sade."
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