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By Chantal Thomas - By John Cullen (trans.) -
French historian Chantal Thomas returns to fiction in The Exchange of Princesses, a sensitive and tragic novel about two child marriages. The author’...Read Review
By Chantal Thomas -
Chantal Thomas, the winner of the 2002 Prix Femina for Farewell, My Queen, has here written another novel rooted in fact but reading almost ...Read Review
By Chantal Thomas -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
This story of Marie-Antoinette takes place over three days at Versailles, starting with 14 July, 1789. The Hall of Mirrors and other well-known grandeurs are ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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