The hilarious, bawdy and touching story of a good man who loved too well and dared challenge the absolute power of the Sun King himself.
“Bawdy romp one minute, a gruesome tragedy the next. The writing is beautiful, witty, grisly and moving” (Sunday Telegraph)
“If you liked The Other Boleyn Girl then this book is certainly one to adore” (Female First)
“Teulé effortlessly paints a vivid and detailed picture of life in 17th century France” (Edinburgh Evening News)
“This wonderful romp through the ballrooms and bedrooms of Louis XIV’s Paris is a real treat” (Bella)
“Satisfyingly excessive and bawdy” (History Today)
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