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Review: ‘Farewell, My Queen’ by Chantal Thomas

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, August 20, 2010

On 14 July 1789, Queen Marie Antoinette and her court spend a pleasant evening in the Great Hall of Versailles, completely unaware that the events of the next few hours will change their lives and their country for ever. Agathe-Sidonie Laborde is the Queen’s reader, and twenty-one years later, an exile in Vienna, she remains [...]