Marie Antoinette: The Journey

By: "Fraser, Antonia"

Price: $8.45


France's beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous " Let them eat cake, " was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic figures in history. Married in mere girlhood, this essentially lighthearted, privileged, but otherwise unremarkable child was thrust into an unparalleled time and place, and was commanded by circumstance to play a significant role in history. Antonia Fraser's lavish and engaging portrait of Marie Antoinette, one of the most recognizable women in European history, excites compassion and regard for all aspects of her subject, immersing the reader not only in the coming-of-age of a graceful woman, but also in the unraveling of an era.

Title: Marie Antoinette: The Journey

Author Name: "Fraser, Antonia"

Categories: european,

Publisher: Anchor:

ISBN Number: 0385489498

ISBN Number 13: 9780385489492

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: very good

lb: 2.10

Seller ID: 9780385489492

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