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How to Ruin a Queen: Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair
Exact title of book
How to Ruin a Queen: Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair
Book author
Jonathan Beckman
ISBN
9780306823558
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Published
Sep 02, 2014
Language
English
Format
PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
Pages
408
File size (in PDF)
3672 kB

Some brief overview of book

In 1785, a sensational trial began in Paris that would divide the country and captivate Europe. A leading Catholic cardinal and scion of one of the most distinguished families in France stood accused of forging the queens signature to obtain the most expensive piece of jewelry in Europe a 2,800-carat diamond necklace. Where were the diamonds?

Was the cardinal innocent? Was, for that matter, the queen? The revelations from the trial would bedevil the French monarchy as the country descended into a bloody revolution.

In How to Ruin a Queen, award-winning author Jonathan Beckman tells of political machinations and enormous extravagance; of kidnappings, prison breaks, and assassination attempts; of hapless French police in disguise, reams of lesbian pornography, and a duel fought with poisoned pigs. It is a detective story, a courtroom drama, a tragicomic farce, and a study of credulity and self-deception in the Age of Enlightenment.

About book author

Beckman is senior editor of Literary Review. He has degrees from the University of Cambridge and University of London. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The Observer, Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Financial Times, Sunday Times, Spectator, New Statesman, and Independent.

In 2010, he won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction. He lives in London. into a bloody revolution. In How to Ruin a Queen, award-winning author Jonathan Beckman tells of political machinations and enormous extravagance; of kidnappings, prison breaks, and assassination attempts; of hapless French police in disguise, reams of lesbian pornography, and a duel fought with poisoned pigs.

It is a detective story, a courtroom drama, a tragicomic farce, and a study of credulity and self-deception in the Age of Enlightenment.

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