This book is the perfect introduction to the French revolution.
French historians regard this book by Stefan Zweig as the most reliable and accurate version of Marie Antoinette's life.
Aside from the misnomer, I truly enjoyed the information and the manner in which Mr. Zweig presented it to the reader.
This is indeed superior to Marie Antoinette's usual biographies. Thoughtful and careful not to spread sensationalist rumours without giving or denying them credit. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Ines Rosa Levis
This book describes with sensibility and great details the story of Maria Antoinette, the Archduchess of Austria that became Queen of France. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Juan B. Mansfield
Zweig seems unable to make a mistake. He builds up his short stories, mainly mystery-types, to keep you turning the pages. Read morePublished 4 months ago by blueapple
Yes, I've always been obsessed with the last queen of France. This book was written a long time ago, but was fabulous.Published 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
This is a bio that really gives you a glimpse of a real person and not just a historical figure. So very interesting.Published 5 months ago by B. Reinhardsen
I owned a copy of this book in my teens, but somewhere along the line it was lost, strayed or stolen. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Constant Viewer
I consider this biography a masterpiece. I have enjoyed it since the first page. Quite interesting that period of history. Stefan Zweig was a great writer.Published 7 months ago by Maria
French historians regard this book by Stefan Zweig as the most reliable and accurate version of Marie Antoinette's life. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mrs. H. M. Lang
Clearly Stefan Zweig was a great storyteller. But I don't agree on the negative emphasis he places on most of the French characters in the book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by ThornyCactus