Description - Desiree by Annemarie Selinko
All the passions and intrigues of Bonaparte's court are seen through the eyes of a silk merchant's daughter from Marseilles, a young woman who became Napoleon's fiancee and, ultimately, the Queen of Sweden. 'An astonishing story told with verve and a swift, fluent and deeply feminine charm. The Napoleonic background is vivid and accurate' Evening Standard First published in 1953.
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(197mm x 133mm x 39mm)
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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Author Biography - Annemarie Selinko
Annemarie Selinko was born in Vienna in 1914. She was a successful journalist and novelist. In 1938 she moved to Copenhagen, and subsequently lived in Stockholm, Paris and London, before returning to Copenhagen. Annemarie Selinko died in Copenhagen in 1986.