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Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King - Antonia Fraser
Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780753822937 (0753822938)
Publisher: Phoenix
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Warwick
Warwick rated it
2.5 Mouse dropping in the pepper
Busty young princess Marie-Adélaïde set tongues and codpieces wagging today as she made her first appearance in court looking dressed to kill in a daring figure-hugging gown. The saucy Savoyarde (34-20-34, after corset) was presented to future hubby the Dauphin – but onlookers said her Alpine attrib...
Maggie Reads Romance
Maggie Reads Romance rated it
4.0 Love and Louis XIV The Women in the Life of the Sun King
4,5 starsMemorable Scenes: - Nathaniel opening up to Katie about his family > throat lump moment- The days in Rio > with its high point: the sexy scene in the lift *fans self*Nathaniel Wolfe is a big Hollywood actor. He’s broody, sarcastic and guarded, hiding a vulnerable man beneath his outward blu...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Lady Antonia Fraser is an accomplished historian; her Tudor books have enthralled me for years. I chose her to introduce me to the French court--sadly, a disappointment. This book is focused on King Louis XIV and the women he loved in his life. It begins well, with a focus on Louis XIV's mother a...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
4.0
A very enjoyable read for me, and another addition to my keeper shelves. Besides the more famous mistresses of Louis XIV, there's also a look at the lesser known ones, and the women that adored Louis, but were unlikely to have shared his bed, such as his two sisters-in-law, Henriette-Anne and Liselo...
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