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The Queen's Diamonds: The Affair That Launched the"Three Musketeers"

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Illustrated with over 200 colour and black and white prints, 'The Queen's Diamonds' tells of sex, scandal and diamonds history as it's never been told before.
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Published July 1st 2010 by Liverpool Academic Press (first published January 7th 2010)
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Roman Clodia
Jun 25, 2016 Roman Clodia rated it liked it
If you're looking for serious or even semi-serious history with accuracy, precision, up-to-date references and a calibrated sense of the time, then this is definitely one to avoid. Macdonald places himself firmly within the very popular history category with this romp through the love lives of seventeenth century celebrities. This is the kind of book which is a fun read but if any of the personages were alive today would be up in front of a libel tribunal immediately.

Macdonald may have an Oxford
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