Madame De Pompadour Mistress to the King

Author(s): Christine Pevitt Algrant

Biography | History

The compelling new biography of the legendary mistress of King Louis XV of France offers a dramatic insight into the life of one of the most enchanting, powerful, and feared women to grace the world's stage. At the age of 10 she was told by a fortune-teller that she would become the king's mistress, and was thereafter groomed for the role. Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson underwent a number of transformations before she captivated the king and was officially recognised as his ma

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780732276782
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : colaus
  • : March 2004
  • : 2.7 Centimeters X 14.2 Centimeters X 20.7 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : good
  • : 384
  • : Christine Pevitt Algrant
  • : Paperback