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The Resource Goddess, Kelly Gardiner

Goddess, Kelly Gardiner

Label
Goddess
Title
Goddess
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Gardiner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sparkling, witty and compelling novel based on the tragic rise and fall of the beautiful seventeenth century swordswoman and opera singer, Julie d'Aubigny (also known as La Maupin), a woman whose story is too remarkable to be true and yet it is. Versailles, 1686: Julie d'Aubigny, a striking young girl taught to fence and fight in the court of the Sun King, is taken as mistress by the King's Master of Horse. Tempestuous, swashbuckling and volatile, within two years she has run away with her fencing master, fallen in love with a nun and is hiding from the authorities, sentenced to be burnt at the stake. Within another year, she has become a beloved star at the famed Paris Opera. Her lovers include some of Europe's most powerful men and France's most beautiful women. Yet Julie is destined to die alone in a convent at the age of 33. Based on an extraordinary true story, this is an original, dazzling and witty novel a compelling portrait of an unforgettable woman. For all those readers who love Sarah Dunant, Sarah Waters and Hilary Mantel
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1961-
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Gardiner, Kelly
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Maupin, Julie de
  • Women
  • Opera
  • Versailles (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
Goddess, Kelly Gardiner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Sydney, NSW : Fourth Estate, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053751160
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
EasyRead Large edition.
Extent
viii, 459 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781459682832
Label
Goddess, Kelly Gardiner
Publication
Note
Originally published: Sydney, NSW : Fourth Estate, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053751160
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
EasyRead Large edition.
Extent
viii, 459 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781459682832

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