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Whether you're interested in the time period, Marie, the French Revolution, or the Diamond Necklace Affair, I highly recommend this novel.
A brilliant reconstruction, the Diamond Necklace Affair is the most exciting and compelling history, and How to Ruin a Queen a darn good book.
Central to the story is Louis, Cardinal de Rohan, who had offended Marie Antoinette, but needed her good graces so he could advance in power.
this is a serious book with footnotes, index and a cast of thousands.Published 3 days ago by Amellia Camellia
a very interesting story. Requires a good memory for namesPublished 2 months ago by john fitzgerald
For the first time, I understood details behind the Diamond Necklace Affair, frequently referenced as a catalyst for the French Revolution. I recommend this book.Published 3 months ago by C Barton
A highly detailed and informative account of the Diamond Necklace Affair. Beckman's investigation into this case, which helped to instigate the fall of Marie Antoinette, is... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carpe Librum
Firstly, thank you to Jillian at Da Capo Press Publishing for providing me with a copy of this superb novel. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Coleen Antoinette
This non-fiction book is an investigation into the people and events that led up to what has been dubbed the diamond necklace affair that helped ignite the French Revolution. Read morePublished 5 months ago by The Curious Dame
The research and clarity of this biography of the epoch leading up to the French Revolution are superb. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Linda's Lookout