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For the King - Catherine Delors
For the King
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3.73 75
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780525951742 (0525951741)
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
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KOMET rated it
"FOR THE KING" is based on a true story rooted in an attempted political assassination that happened more than 200 years ago. The opening scene takes place on Rue Saint-Nicaise near the intersection with Rue Saint-Honoré, on Napoleon’s route to the opera in Paris. It is Christmas Eve 1800. A bitterl...
Toni rated it
3.0 "For the King", by Catherine Delors
Do not be fooled by this title although eye catching it is quite misleading, you will discover its true meaning mid-way. “For the King” is a tale of love, betrayal, political corruption and mostly the plight of the common people of Paris during Bonaparte’s time as First Consul.“For the King” is more...
otakumom rated it
This novel is about Roch Miquel who is a Chief Inspector in post-revolution Paris. He must investigate a failed assassination attempt on Napoleon but as his investigation progresses, the stakes become higher in ways he didn't imagine.Miquel's character is a person in flux caught between two worlds....
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
For the King retells the assassination attempt on Napoleon Bonaparte using a homemade bomb in the streets of Paris. Though Napoleon escaped unscathed, many others were killed or permanently maimed. I enjoyed the historical aspect of this novel, in addition to the assassination attempt we are infor...
Readin' and Dreamin'
Readin' and Dreamin' rated it
4.0 For the King
Another winner from Catherine Delors! I just loved her first book, Mistress of the Revolution, and was so excited to dive into For the King!For the King can be described as a historical mystery with hints of romance. It tells the story of Chief Detective Roch Miquel who is investigating the attempte...
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