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by Ian Dunlop
Presenting an unusually sympathetic portrait of this beautiful and tragic queen, Dunlop tells of the jubilant crowds which greeted her on her marriage to the Dauphin in 1770 and how, twenty-three years later, she would appear before another excited crowd, this time baying for her blood. She was accused of adultery, despoiling the public purse and of being the arch-villain ...more
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