The sisters of Versailles: a novel

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2015.
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Unabridged.
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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, na
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subject_facet Châteauroux, Marie Anne de Mailly-Nesle, -- duchesse de, -- 1717-1744 -- Fiction
France -- Court and courtiers -- Fiction
France -- History -- Louis XV, 1715-1774 -- Fiction
France -- Kings and rulers -- Paramours -- Fiction
Louis -- XV, -- King of France, -- 1710-1774 -- Fiction
Mailly, Louise Julie, -- comtesse de, -- 1710-1751 -- Fiction
Vintimille Du Luc, Pauline de Mailly-Nesle, -- marquise de, -- 1712-1741 -- Fiction
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History
Kings and rulers
Louis
Mailly, Louise Julie
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Vintimille Du Luc, Pauline de Mailly-Nesle