Marie Antoinette: An Intimate History - Melanie Clegg - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of Marie Antoinette:

The life and times of France's last queen.

My favorite quote by Marie Antoinette:

"There is nothing new except what has been forgotten."

Questions to ponder while reading Marie Antoinette:

Have you ever wanted to be the queen?

How do revolutions begin?

My review of Marie Antoinette:

 A conversational look into a misunderstood queen.

Sympathetic and easy to read.

I love a good history book.


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