By Lisa Hilton
In her remarkable new biography, Hilton chronicles the lifetime of this remarkable girl, referred to as "the genuine Queen of France," who reigned as reliable mistress to Louis XIV through the such a lot excellent interval of "the just right century."
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Athénaïs: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress, the Real Queen of France by Lisa Hilton