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Marie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
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Apr 15, 09

bookshelves: biography, history, nonfiction, french-history
Read in January, 2004

Beach-read history. Fraser is overly sympathetic to Marie Antoinette, I think—she was not a malicious person, but she was certainly a foolish one—and is light on critical analysis. As an overview of the queen's life, though, and an introduction to this period of French history, it's more than serviceable.

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