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001    ocn913573133 
003    OCoLC 
005    20150909122225.0 
008    150706s2015    nyu           000 1 eng   
010      2015025916 
019    904813071 
020    9781501102967|q(softcover) 
020    1501102966|q(softcover) 
035    (OCoLC)913573133|z(OCoLC)904813071 
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050 00 PR9199.4.C4883|bS57 2015 
082 00 813/.6|223 
084    FIC014000|aFIC019000|aFIC000000|2bisacsh 
100 1  Christie, Sally,|d1971- 
245 14 The sisters of Versailles :|ba novel /|cSally Christie. 
250    First Atria paperback edition. 
264  1 New York :|bAtria Books,|c2015. 
300    420 pages ;|c22 cm. 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
490 0  The mistresses of Versailles trilogy ;|v1 
520    "A sumptuous and sensual tale of power, romance, family, 
       and betrayal centered around four sisters and one King. 
       Carefully researched and ornately detailed, The Sisters of
       Versailles is the first book in an exciting new historical
       fiction trilogy about King Louis XV, France's most "well-
       beloved" monarch, and the women who shared his heart and 
       his bed. Goodness, but sisters are a thing to fear. Set 
       against the lavish backdrop of the French Court in the 
       early years of the 18th century, The Sisters of Versailles
       is the extraordinary tale of the five Nesle sisters--
       Louise, Pauline, Diane, Hortense, and Marie-Anne--four of 
       whom became mistresses to King Louis XV. Their scandalous 
       story is stranger than fiction but true in every shocking,
       amusing, and heartbreaking detail. Court intriguers are 
       beginning to sense that young King Louis XV, after seven 
       years of marriage, is tiring of his Polish wife. The race 
       is on to find a mistress for the royal bed as various 
       factions put their best foot--and women--forward. The 
       King's scheming ministers push Louise, the eldest of the 
       aristocratic Nesle sisters, into the arms of the King. 
       Over the following decade, the four sisters--sweet, nai;ve
       Louise; ambitious Pauline; complacent Diane, and cunning 
       Marie Anne--will conspire, betray, suffer, and triumph in 
       a desperate fight for both love and power. In the 
       tradition of The Other Boleyn Girl, The Sisters of 
       Versailles is a clever, intelligent, and absorbing novel 
       that historical fiction fans will devour. Based on 
       meticulous research on a group of women never before 
       written about in English, Sally Christie's stunning debut 
       is a complex exploration of power and sisterhood--of the 
       admiration, competition, and even hatred that can coexist 
       within a family when the stakes are high enough"--
       |cProvided by publisher. 
600 00 Louis|bXV,|cKing of France,|d1710-1774|vFiction. 
600 10 Mailly, Louise Julie,|ccomtesse de,|d1710-1751|vFiction. 
600 10 Vintimille Du Luc, Pauline de Mailly-Nesle,|cmarquise de,
600 10 Châteauroux, Marie Anne de Mailly-Nesle,|cduchesse de,
650  7 FICTION / Historical.|2bisacsh 
650  7 FICTION / Literary.|2bisacsh 
650  7 FICTION / General.|2bisacsh 
651  0 France|xKings and rulers|xParamours|vFiction. 
651  0 France|xCourt and courtiers|vFiction. 
651  0 France|xHistory|yLouis XV, 1715-1774|vFiction. 
655  7 Historical fiction.|2gsafd 
655  7 Biographical fiction.|2gsafd 
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