Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois
Publish date: 2015-12-01
Publisher: Thomas Dunn
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Princess Marguerite/Margot is summoned to court and was to join court. When Margot arrives she is excited to see her thirteen year old brother Henri who she hasn’t seen in almost two years. Then Margot is told King Charles wants to see her- told by her mother-. Charles is Margot’s brother also. Marg...
Best book I have read all year! I know it's only February but it's going to take something epic to topple this book from its pedestal. How are there not more novels about this family? About this time period?
3,5 starsThe book started really slow and I was thinking about quitting but at halfway through it changed when things started to happen. I’m glad I kept reading because the latter part was really good.We follow Margot from her childhood when she joins the court of her brother Charles IX to St. Barth...
Renaissance France was a time in history known as the rebirth of culture, including art, literature, and music. Medici's Daughter takes place during this rebirth. The Valois family included King Henry II of France Catherine de' Medici, Margaret was the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henr...
First line: In my dreams the birds are always black. Review: The extent of my knowledge about Marguerite of Valois begins and ends with the sumptuous 1994 film starring Isabelle Adjani, but the drama of her marriage and the days following have stuck in my mind for more than a decade. I've been dyin...