French Revolution

The Blue Rose

By Kate Forsyth - Published 2019

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Kate Forsyth is an internationally acclaimed Australian author. Her novels include Bitter Greens, a retelling of the fairy tale of Rapunzel set in ...Read Review

The Seamstress

By Allison Pittman - Published 2019

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In 1788 in Mouton Blanc in France, 16-year-old Renée and her older cousin Laurette are helping at Émile’s sheep farm and sleeping ...Read Review

Enchantée

By Gita Trelease - Published 2019

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Children/Young Adult

Set in 1789 in Paris and Versailles, Enchantée mixes the French Revolution, a well-developed female main character, and magic to charm readers in ...Read Review

Little

By Edward Carey - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionLiterary

This dreamlike novel imagines the origins of Marie Tussaud, creator of the famous waxworks, and also captures the insanity and chaos of Revolutionary ...Read Review

The Game of Hope

By Sandra Gulland - Published 2018

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Children/Young Adult

At the close of the French Revolution, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais—step-daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte—is attending Madame Campan’s Institute for Girls, ...Read Review

Treason’s Spring

By Robert Wilton - Published 2017

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Paris, 1792. The Revolution is entering its bloodiest phase. The mob rampages through the streets of Paris; the wrong word, or even a look, ...Read Review

The Women of Versailles

By Kate Brown - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

This is a fictional biography of Adélaïde, daughter of Louis XV of France, set in 1745, when Adélaïde was a ...Read Review

The Wardrobe Mistress

By Meghan Masterson - Published 2017

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Giselle Aubry, the newest wardrobe mistress in Marie Antoinette’s household, has her uncle, Pierre de Beaumarchais, to thank for her coveted position. ...Read Review

Where the Light Falls

By Allison Pataki - By Owen Pataki - Published 2017

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Two idealistic young men’s fates entwine during the trial of General Christophe de Kellermann, a hero of the French Revolution. Jean-Luc St. ...Read Review

The French Lesson

By Hallie Rubenhold - Published 2016

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1792. Henrietta Lightfoot, the 19-year-old daughter of an earl, has left behind her country and respectability to live as the paramour of George William ...Read Review

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