QUEEN'S LOVER


QUEEN'S LOVER

FRANCINE DU PLESSIX GRAY    Book Number: 86591    Product format: Paperback

It is Paris, 1744, and Count Axel von Fersen is at a masquerade ball when he meets the young and mesmerizingly beautiful Marie Antoinette. Their electric love affair launches a relationship that will span the course of the French Revolution. At Versailles, Fersen becomes a devoted companion to the entire royal family and learns the deepest secrets of the court, until he tears himself away from his beloved to join the fight for American independence. On his return, France is on the brink of disintegration. After a failed attempt to free the royal family before they face the guillotine, he goes home to Sweden where he soon meets his own tragic end. Relearn history effortlessly in this riveting courtly drama for all fans of Wolf Hall and similar sweeping historical fiction. 292pp in paperback, tiny remainder mark.
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