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Sun King By Nancy Mitford

Sun King
by Nancy Mitford

This gossipy account of Louis XIV is a clear and fascinating historical biography from Nancy Mitford. The Sun King's universe centred on Versailles, a glittering palace from where Louis conducted his government and complex love affairs.

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This gossipy account of Louis XIV is a clear and fascinating historical biography from Nancy Mitford. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY STELLA TILLYARD During his reign Louis XIV was the most powerful king in Europe. He presided over a golden age of military and artistic achievement in France, and deployed his charm and talents for spin and intrigue to hold his court and country within his absolute control. The Sun King's universe centred on Versailles, a glittering palace from where Louis conducted his government and complex love affairs. Nancy Mitford describes the daily life of this splendid court in sumptuous detail, recreating the past in vivid colour.

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GOR005530738
Sun King
Nancy Mitford
Used - Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2011-10-06
272
0099528886
9780099528883
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.