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The lovers of Antoinette

Richard Landells

The lovers of Antoinette

by Richard Landells

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Landells.
The Physical Object
Pagination3-222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15133512M
ISBN 100709111118
OCLC/WorldCa631320

  The Paperback of the To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. “For lovers of history or lovers of a great romantic story, this book is a must.”/5(8). Evelyne Lever; Translated by Catherine Temerson. Evelyne Lever is a leading French 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.. Evelyne LeverCited by: 5.

  The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette follows Marie Antoinette from her final days in Austria through her last days as Queen of France. The novel is told in first person through Marie’s journal entries. If this novel was supposed to present a complicated look at Marie Antoinette it failed miserably.   Marie Antoinette's Secret Love Children Revealed in New Book Marie Antoinette and her daughter, in a painting by Joseph Caraud. Dea / A. Agli Orti—De Agostini/Getty Images.

  I f these (gilded) walls could talk!. Of the rooms at the Palace of Versailles, among the most famous are the Queen’s Apartments, which include Marie Antoinette’s private : Erin Zaleski. The veiled woman briefly met the Cardinal in the gardens of Versailles, late at night as Antoinette was rumoured to meet her lovers. The false Queen gave the Cardinal a rose. She said, “All may be forgiven ” and hurried away, leaving the Cardinal under the illusion that he had met Marie Antoinette.


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This is a fascinating portrayal of the last days of the king and queen of France. The key protagonist was the queen's lover, Count Axel von Fersen.

The author relays the tale from the count's perspective using his experience and his own words. At times Axel's sister, Sophie, steps in for a chapter or two.3/5. Set in late 18th century, the Marie Antoinette Romances follow the decline of French Monarchy and the first years of French Revolution.

Book 2 The Queen's Necklace. In her book, I Love You Madly – Marie-Antoinette: The Secret Letters, the British historian Evelyn Farr lays bare the queen’s alleged infidelity with the powerful Swedish statesman Axel von.

The book was written by historian Evelyn Farr and shares a collection of love letter Antoinette reportedly wrote to her lover during their two-decade affair. Marie Antoinette and Count Axel Von Fersen reportedly engaged in a year affair that spawned several love children.

Marie Antoinette Book Suggests a Secret Life, Affair, Love Children Marie Antoinette, the notorious French queen who was guillotined during the French Revolution, may have had an affair and perhaps even secret love children, according to a new book. How could the story of Marie Antoinette’s Swedish lover and their trysts in the king’s palace fail to engage a reader.

There is no dearth of incident here. No shortage of fascinating details. One of history's most misunderstood figures, Marie Antoinette represents the extravagance and the decadence of pre-Revolution France.

Yet there was an innocence about Antoinette, thrust as a child into the chillingly formal French court. Married to the maladroit, ill-mannered Dauphin, Antoinette found pleasure in costly entertainments and garments/5(43).

Antonia Fraser’s biography Marie Antoinette: The Journey, published inalso addresses their affair. However, as Fraser acknowledges in the book, there was no solid proof that the love Author: Erin Zaleski.

Juliet Grey is the author of Becoming Marie Antoinette and Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow. She has extensively researched European royalty and is a particular devotee of Marie Antoinette, as well as a classically trained professional actress with numerous portrayals of virgins, vixens, and villainesses to /5().

Brilliantly written, Marie Antoinette is a work of impeccable scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of family letters and other archival materials, Antonia Fraser successfully avoids the hagiography of some the French queen's admirers and the misogyny of many of her critics.

Marie Antoinette: The Journey Summary & Study Guide Lady Antonia Fraser This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Marie Antoinette.

Fraser's sizable new portrait avoids the saccharine romance of Evelyne Lever's recent Marie Antoinette, balancing empathy for the pleasure-loving queen with an awareness of the inequalities that fed revolution after all, Marie herself was fully conscious of them.

Was Marie Antoinette's relationship with her mother, the Empress Maria Teresa, a damaging or a supportive element of her life. Marie Antoinette's marriage to the Dauphin, later Louis XVI, remained unconsummated for seven and a half years.

What effect did this have on her character—and her relationship wth her husband. “I live and exist only to love you – adoring you is my only consolation,” Fersen wrote to Marie Antoinette in one of the letters cited in the book, which will be released in the U.K.

in Author: Simon Perry. He tells how he and Antoinette dreamt of having a simple, perfect life with children - ’a girl with a tiara in her hair, a boy reading a comic book’ - and how one day the love of his life left him. For reasons that remain unclear, Antoinette is unable to get pregnant.

The couple undergoes fertility tests, hormone treatments and hospital visits. Related Book Resources. Discussion Guide Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles Discussion Guide A discussion guide for Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles, Austria-France, by Kathryn Lasky in the Royal Diaries historical fiction series.

Grade. "Well-researched and lovingly written with sparkling details--this new trilogy is not one to be missed by any lover of historical fiction or Marie Antoinette centered works. This book leaves you wanting more."--Stiletto Storyline "Becoming Marie Antoinette is a well researched and interesting novel/5(K).

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Choose the part of The Life of Marie Antoinette‚ Queen of. A novel for fans of Philippa Gregory and Michelle Moran, Confessions of Marie Antoinette blends rich historical detail with searing drama, bringing to life the first years of the French Revolution and the final days of the legendary French queen.

Versailles, As the burgeoning rebellion reaches the palace gates, Marie Antoinette finds her privileged and peaceful life swiftly /5(3). Frank Mackey, the main cop in the third book, Faithful Place, is a background character in the fifth title, the echoingly named The Secret Place; and, in another example of this reprise technique.

In 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 5/5(1).

A “spellbinding” and “deeply intelligent” historical novel about Marie Antoinette on the eve of the French Revolution (The Washington Post)Through the untold love story between Marie Antoinette and Swedish aristocrat Axel von Fersen, acclaimed author Francine du Plessix Gray weaves history with romance in a captivating novel that also offers a fresh vision of the French Revolution/5(75).The majority of Marie Antoinette's and Louis XVII's biographers believe that the young prince was the biological son of Louis XVI, including Stefan Zweig and Antonia Fraser, who believe that Fersen and Marie Antoinette were indeed romantically : Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.