Publish date: December 28th 2005
Pages no: 607
Edition language: English
, Media Tie In
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Absolutely love this, very nice story. My mom recommended this for me, I'm glad I read it.
bookshelves: hardback, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, published-1953, spring-2014, tbr-busting-2014, sweden, napoleonic, france, revolution, epistolatory-diary-blog Read from February 22 to March 10, 2014 Translated by Arnold Bender and E W Dickes. Bender and Dickes, eh?My edition was published ...
This book was just enchanting, I was a little worried at first since it was published in the 50's but this latest version does not differ from books today. It was just like a historical novel should be like.I know quite a lot about Désirée's later years, thanks to my love of history, and Swedish tv ...
I was very excited for the chance to read and review the reissue of the classic historical fiction novel Désirée by Annemarie Selinko.Written in diary form, Désirée is told from the point of view of Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary who was Napoleon's one-time fiancee and who became the Queen of Swed...
But for the fact that she went to get her brother out of jail....Bernardine Eugénie Désirée Clary, a wealthy silk merchant's daughter, would not have met young impoverished Napoleon Bonaparte and how different her life might have been. Enchanted by the young officer, she invites him and his brother ...
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