The Frenchwoman From her chldhood in the grim slums of pre Revolution Paris Julienne rises to find work as a seamstress and the dangerous attention of Marie Antoinette Her secret pledges lead her to Azilum in Pennsy

  • Title: The Frenchwoman
  • Author: Jeanne Mackin
  • ISBN: 9780312033460
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • From her chldhood in the grim slums of pre Revolution Paris, Julienne rises to find work as a seamstress and the dangerous attention of Marie Antoinette Her secret pledges lead her to Azilum in Pennsylvania, a community of exiles awaiting the arrival of their queen Based on the history of the actual community of French Azilum.

    The Frenchwoman by Jeanne Mackin From her chldhood in the grim slums of pre Revolution Paris, Julienne rises to find work as a seamstress and the dangerous attention of Marie Antoinette Her secret pledges lead her to Azilum in Pennsylvania, a community of exiles awaiting the arrival of their queen Based on the history of the actual community of French The Frenchwoman MacKin, Jeanne Nov , Timed for the French Revolution s bicentennial, Mackin s romantic first novel spans to , tracing the journey of Julienne Forge from Paris to Pennsylvania Born among prostitutes, The Frenchwoman Paul, Barbara THE FRENCHWOMAN She belonged to one man, yet loved another Like all Frenchwoman, fierceley passionate Juliette Delahousse knew the arts of love Exiled to England by her jealous stepmother, betrothed to a cold stranger, she yearned for the one man who could quell her surging desires. The Frenchwoman by Barbara Paul Like all Frenchwomen, fiercely passionate Juliette Delahousse knew the arts of love Exiled to England by her jealous stepmother, betrothed to a cold stranger, she yearned for the one man who could quell her surging desires Then she met him Blake Lockington, her husband s elder brother As the Napoleonic wars raged across Europe The Frenchwoman Kindle edition by Laker, Rosalind Dec , Juliette is the heroine who is a French woman come to England for a marriage of convenience to Gregory but falls in love with his elder brother Blake This book is historical fiction set during The time of the Napoleonic war The book is a page turner filled with romance and mystery. The Frenchwoman by Rosalind Laker A pseudonym used by Barbara vstedal Barbara vstedal was an author previously writing under the pseudonym Barbara Paul and Barbara Douglas.She wrote a few books under this pseudonym but later changed to Rosalind Laker when Barbara Paul gained recognition.

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    1. Jeanne Mackin

      Jeanne Mackin is the author of The Beautiful American and A Lady of Good Family In addition to several other novels as well as short fiction and creative nonfiction, she is the author of the Cornell Book of Herbs and Edible Flowers and co editor of The Norton Book of Love She lives with her husband in upstate New York.

    178 thoughts on “The Frenchwoman”


    1. A great out of print book that show a young girl and her struggle during revolutionary Paris, adulthood, loss and the wilds of new American wilderness I feel the character is strong willed for what was expected of women in that time I also enjoy that the author does not make her this brazen and over zealous trailblazer for women, which is off putting in any historical fiction and a trend as of late This has been a favorite book of mine for years and I lost my copy in a basement flood I now have [...]


    2. Another great book about the French revolution, very interesting characters and story and Marie Antoinette, great read.



    3. 2.5 stars This book was a bit of a mess About a third of the way through things were going strong Good atmosphere, interesting scenarios, good writing Then the author decided to give us a history lesson vaguely broken up with characters conversations And then the last third of the book seemed to just be a very long epilogue Maybe if I was not familiar with the French Revolution and history I would have enjoyed this , as it was it was just a tedious but well written overview Lastly, the way Marie [...]


    4. I did not like this book mostly because the main character seemed like she didn t have a purpose unless she was worshipping people who cared much less for her She did not have a personality or purpose of her own.


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