All this, and heaven too

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Macmillan, 1940 - Fiction - 596 pages
21 Reviews
Henriette Deluzy Desportes becomes governess to the children of the Duc de Praslin. The jealous Duchesse spreads rumors of an affair between Henreitte and the Duc. Finally she insists Henriette leave their employ, and fails to supply her with a promised letter of reference. When the Duc learns of this they argue and the next morning the Duchesse is found dead. The Duc takes poison and Henriette is forced to flee France. Facing a classroom of hostile students in New York, she tells them the story of "the notorious Mademoiselle D."

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Excellent historic book and great love story - Goodreads
Sadly, I found Field's writing style somewhat dull. - Goodreads
This is not a love story, yet it has its love scenes. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Hana - Goodreads

Sadly, I found Field's writing style somewhat dull. The idea and the story are rather better than the execution. The book started well, with Henriette moving to Paris and taking a job in a troubled ... Read full review

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Excellent historic book and great love story Read full review

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