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Marie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
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Jun 05, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: non-fiction
Recommended to Laura by: Coconut Records video for "Microphone"
Recommended for: EVERYONE!
Read from April 15 to 26, 2010

I loved this book, even though it is absolutely tragic. The author does an excellent job at the end of depicting the misogyny of the times by contrasting the authorities' treatment of Marie Antionette and King Louis XVI - or is it just lingering scraps of respect for a king being demonstrated, when no such scraps existed for this "enemy alien" queen?
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