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The Strangled Queen by Maurice Druon
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really liked it
bookshelves: french-history

This book was an enjoyable read as it continues the plot started so excellently in the first book. The plot lines are a little more simplified and the book a little more predictable and with less intrigue, but still somewhat satisfying. 
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Quotes Natasa Liked

Maurice Druon
“It is thus that imagination can in the end determine destiny, and it but needs our future actions to be given shape in speech so that we are obliged to give them the reality of accomplishment.”
Maurice Druon, La reina estrangulada

Maurice Druon
“Mediocrities can tolerate being surrounded only by flatterers who conceal their mediocrity.”
Maurice Druon, The Strangled Queen

Maurice Druon
“Even when we are punished for the wrong reasons, there is always a real cause for our punishment. Every unjust act, even committed for the sake of a just cause, carries its curse with it.”
Maurice Druon, La reina estrangulada

Reading Progress

October 11, 2018 – Shelved
October 11, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
February 24, 2019 – Started Reading
February 25, 2019 – Shelved as: french-history
February 25, 2019 – Finished Reading

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