Kate Forsyth's Reviews > The Sun King : Louis Fourteenth at Versailles

The Sun King  by Nancy Mitford
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Aug 14, 11

bookshelves: biography, historical

A classic biography of Louis XIV by Nancy Mitford, most remarkable for its racy style and personal comments (for Example, she calls The Marquie de Montespan, one of the king’s mistresses, ‘a grubby woman’). Beautifully illustrated, but feels a little dated now.
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