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HOW TO RUIN A QUEEN Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair

by | Read by Michael Page

Biography & Memoir • 12.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

In 1785, scandal is running amok in France. Michael Page narrates with precise enunciation. What scandal? Marie Antoinette's signature is used to purchase a 2,800-carat diamond necklace, which promptly disappears. Fingers point to Cardinal Louis de Rohan, the prince-bishop of Strasbourg and the grand almoner of France, and to Jeanne de Saint-Rémy, Comtesse de La Motte-Valois, illegitimate heir of King Henry Valois. Page's brusque narration of political and monetary schemes aids listeners as they follow the mystery, complex relationships, Court intrigue, and a failing French monarchy. Page fluently switches between French, German, and English while recounting this complex history of theft, scandal, and fiscal mismanagement. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2014

CD ISBN 9781633794122 $49.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781633794160 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781633794153 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Dreamscape • 2014

DD ISBN 9781633794146 $64.99

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