The Secret Life of Josephine
Napoleon's Bird of Paradise
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|Format:||Paperback, 345 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 August 2008|
The bestselling author of "The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette" and "The Last Wife of Henry VIII" returns with an enchanting novel about one of the most seductive women in history--Josephine Bonaparte, first wife of Napoleon.
About the Author
Distinguished historian Carolly Erickson is the author of "Rival to the Queen, The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots, The First Elizabeth, The Last Wife of Henry VIII," and many other prize-winning works of fiction and nonfiction. Her novel "The Tsarina's Daughter" won the "Romantic Times" Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction. She lives in Hawaii.
Praise for "The Secret Life of Josephine""Rollicking good fun." --"Kirkus Reviews""Erickson has a deft hand with psychological portraiture and historical detail. She strips away the romantic idealism with which the empress's life is often distorted." --PublishersWeekly.com"Fans...will enjoy this latest concoction." --"Library Journal" Praise for "The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette""I read "The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette" in two days, and when I finished it, I re-read the final pages, as hungry for more as a child scraping the last crumbs of chocolate cake off her plate with her fingers." --"The New York Times Book Review ""[A] fascinating first novel . . . highly recommended." --"Library Journal" (starred review)
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|Publisher: ||St. Martin's Griffin|
|Dimensions: ||21.34 x 14.22 x 2.29 centimeters (0.43 kg)|