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Sandra Gulland: Mistress of the Sun Sandra Gulland: Mistress of the Sun Sandra Gulland: Mistress of the Sun

The ​author of the internationally acclaimed Josephine B. trilogy presents a new, irresistible historical novel, based on the life of Louise de la Vallière, who, against all odds, became the most beloved consort of France's Louis XIV, the charismatic Sun King.

Set against the magnificent decadence of the seventeenth-century French court, Mistress of the Sun begins when the eccentric young Louise falls in love with a wild white stallion and uses ancient dark magic to tame him. This one desperate action of her youth shadows her throughout her life, changing it in ways she could never imagine.
Unmarriageable, and too poor to join a convent, Louise enters the court of the Sun King as a maid of honor, where the King is captivated by her athleticism and her striking grace. As their love unfolds, Louise bears Louis four children, is made a duchess, and reigns unrivaled as his official mistress until dangerous intrigue threatens her position at court, her place in Louis's… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2008

Touchstone, 2009
400 oldal · ISBN: 9780743298926
Touchstone, 2008
400 oldal · ISBN: 9780743298872

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