Mistress of the Revolution

Catherine Delors (Author)
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Description

View our feature on Catherine Delors' Mistress of the Revolution.An impoverished noblewoman, Gabrielle de Montserrat is only fifteen when she meets her first love, a commoner named Pierre-André Coffinhal. But her brother forbids their union, forcing her instead to marry an aging, wealthy cousin.

Widowed and a mother before the age of twenty, Gabrielle arrives at the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in time to be swept up in the emerging turbulence--and to encounter the man she never expected to see again. Determined and independent, she strives to find her own freedom-- as the Revolution takes an ever more violent turn.

Product Details

Price
$28.00
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
March 03, 2009
Pages
514
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.14 X 8.16 inches | 0.99 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780451225955
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About the Author

Catherine Delors, herself from a family of French aristocrats, was born and raised in France. A lawyer, she has practiced in the United States for ten years, and now divides her time between Paris and Los Angeles.

Reviews

aDefinitely a contender for one of the best reads of the year.a
a"Associated Press"
aA most impressive literary debut, this outstanding novel of the French Revolution is well worth reading.a
a"Historical Novels Review" (Editorsa Choice Title)
aDelors shines in her portrayal of the late eighteenth century French womenas world.a
a"Publishers Weekly"
aDelors does an admirable job of depicting the tension, confusion, and volatility of an era.a
a"Booklist"
aA love story which wrings both heart and soul.a
aMaria Elena Vidal, author of "Trianon"
?Definitely a contender for one of the best reads of the year.?
?"Associated Press"

?A most impressive literary debut, this outstanding novel of the French Revolution is well worth reading.?
?"Historical Novels Review" (Editors? Choice Title)

?Delors shines in her portrayal of the late eighteenth century French women's world.?
?"Publishers Weekly"

?Delors does an admirable job of depicting the tension, confusion, and volatility of an era.?
?"Booklist"

?A love story which wrings both heart and soul.?
?Maria Elena Vidal, author of "Trianon"