The Sun King and His Loves

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H. Hamilton, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 156 pages

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User Review  - overthemoon - LibraryThing

a readable, straightforward account of Louis XIV, his wife, mistresses, children, the building of Versailles and his death. On the same subject I enjoyed the romance of l'Allée du Roi (Françoise Chandernagor) more but it is also a lot longer. Read full review

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I learned a lot about Louis XIV by reading this book. The style is not always that stimulating, but for a general introduction to the subject it is definitely worthwhile. Having played the tourist at ... Read full review


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