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Mistress of the Revolution: A Novel

Authors: Delors, Catherine
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000
ISBN: 9781101212073, Related ISBNs: 0451225953, 0525950540, 1101212071, 9780451225955, 9780525950547
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 528,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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.
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