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The Life of Marie Antionette, Queen of France

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A comprehensive look at the life of Marie Antoinette. Wife to King Louis XVI, she was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution. Her life has become a symbol of the rich continuing their ostentatious lifestyle even while their country lives in squalor around them.
ebook, 541 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Auk Academic (first published June 1st 2004)
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Phil Syphe
Nov 22, 2013 Phil Syphe rated it really liked it
The author of this biography of Marie Antoinette has nothing but praise and admiration for the former French queen. After reading this tome I’m in full agreement with him. Marie Antoinette was a courageous, just, selfless, intelligent, charitable, and admirable woman who suffered the greatest of indignities at the hands of horrific monsters who called themselves men and women.

Many selfish, power-obsessed monarchs and nobles have occupied the French throne or court, often living to a ripe age, ca
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Clara
Jan 05, 2016 Clara rated it liked it
As a child, my idol was Marie Antionette. I guess it had more to do with her clothes and hair, than her actual actions. Since I liked her that much, I decided to read this heavy book. It was a bit too much for a 12-13 year old girl, but I still remember many things from the book. If you really, really want to know all about this late Queen of France, I'll recommend it.
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