Versailles
Kathryn Davis

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Narrated By: Elisabeth Rodgers

Duration: 4 hours and 40 minutes

What to expect

A fictionalized account of the life of Marie Antoinette follows her through such challenges as her early marriage to the future King Louis XVI, struggles with the expectations of her station, painful palace betrayals and politics, and interactions with such figures as Mirabeau, Du Barry, and Robespierre.

Genre

Historical fiction

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“Davis’s Antoinette, a wit and a flirt, is bewitching, and the book is an alternately funny and melancholy meditation on the passage of time and the vagaries of history.”