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Marie Antoinette: The Journey Paperback – November 12, 2002
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Fraser does write in a manner that is sympathetic to Antoinette. I do feel authors of historical subjects ought to be as objective as possible; perhaps, though, it is as Fraser says: "[I]s [looking without passion] really possible with regard to the career and character of Marie Antoinette?" (p. 422). This was a woman who, in her lifetime, was either greatly admired or vehemently loathed (sentiments which don't seem to have softened much with the passage of time). More significantly, however, this was a woman who was clearly maligned.Read more ›
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Pretty informative. It was nice to know that some other queen of about 150 years before Marie Antoinette really said, "let them eat cake. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Penny
I don't know why it took me so long to pick up this book. Ms. Fraser does an excellent job telling the story of this misrepresented and tragic Queen. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian McIver
I love Marie Antoinette and wanted to learn more about her. This book covers it all. Very enjoyable reading.Published 1 month ago by Christine Cazeneuve
Nothing, I had this book before and enjoyed the story that Antonia Fraser put in writing, and the book had gone missing so I ordered the new one. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Iwan D. Diran
I am currently reading this book now and find it intriguing and it adds a lot more insight to the standard description of Marie Antoinette. Read morePublished 2 months ago by deen teer
This is a well written book which provides a more comprehensive view of this woman's role in the history of France.Published 2 months ago by BD
Such a great book. I read this before my trip to Paris. I went and visited Versailles and after reading this book before hand, it made that expereince that much better. Read morePublished 2 months ago by CRossi