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The queen"s necklace.

Alexandre Dumas

The queen"s necklace.

by Alexandre Dumas

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Published by P.F. Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marie Antoinette, -- Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, -- 1755-1793 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    SeriesThe works of Alexandre Dumas in thirty volumes
    The Physical Object
    Pagination426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16546867M

    "Queen's Necklace" is a novel by Alexandre Dumas that was published in and (immediately following the French Revolution of ). It is loosely based on the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, an episode involving fraud and royal scandal that made headlines at the court of Louis XVI in the ed on: Janu   Addeddate Identifier ClassicsIllustratedTheQueensNecklace Identifier-ark ark://t3mw9p40n Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR).

      The Queen's Three Strand Necklace of Family Pearls This is the necklace that we see most frequently. As identified by description in The Queen’s Jewels and by photograph in Sheila Young’s earlier book, The Queen’s Jewellery, it was made to The Queen’s order from family pearls shortly after she came to the throne in The Queen's Necklace A Swedish Folktale (Book): Langton, Jane: A cruel and greedy king prizes a pearl necklace above all, but the kind-hearted young woman who becomes his wife gives the pearls away one by one to help the poor.

    Like the Coronation Necklace, these earrings have been worn by queens regnant and consort at every coronation since Made for Queen Victoria in using the diamonds from an old Garter badge, they are of typical design: a large brilliant followed by a smaller one, with a large pear-shaped drop. The drops were originally part of the Koh-i-Noor armlet. The Queen's Necklace is a popular book by Alexandre Dumas‚ Pere. Read The Queen's Necklace, free online version of the book by Alexandre Dumas‚ Pere, on Alexandre Dumas‚ Pere's The Queen's Necklace consists of 93 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Queen's Necklace which you want to read from the table of contents to get .


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THE QUEENS NECKLACE Hardcover out of 5 stars 30 ratings. Book 2 of 5 in the Marie Antoinette Romances Series. See all 98 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(30).

The Queen's Necklace begins ten years after the close of Memoirs of a Physician, as France recovers from the grips of a deadly winter and Marie Antoinette takes pity on Jeanne de Valois who claims to be descended from the Valois side of /5.

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About The Queen’s Necklace. In AugustParis buzzed with a scandal that had everything—an eminent churchman, a female fraudster, a part-time prostitute and the hated Queen herself. Its centrepiece was the most expensive diamond necklace ever assembled, and the tangle of fraud, folly, blindness The queens necklace.

book self-delusion it provoked. This antiquarian book contains Alexandre Dumas’s novel, “The Queen’s Necklace”. It is based on a famous case of fraud and royal scandal – concerning Marie Antoinette’s complicity in a plot to deceive the crown jewelers as to the cost of a diamond necklace.

The Queen's Necklace This is a great read for Duma's fans that have finished the more popular D'Artagnan books and The Count of Monte Cristo.

Towards the end, I really could not put it down. The book is well written and based on an actual historic event that precipitated the French Revolution. This book should have more notoriety/5(35). 95 rows  The backdrop is the rebellious state of the French people due in part to adverse.

"The Queen's Necklace is a wonderful book; both thoughtful and blasting, and another revelation of Szerb's light-footed erudition." - Ali Smith 'Szerb belongs with the master novelists of the 20th century." - Paul Bailey, Daily TelegraphBrand: Steerforth Press.

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Although this all happened sometime ago barest plot outline below. The Archbishop of Strasbourg seeking to gain the favour of Marie Antoinette is fooled into assuring two jewellers that the queen wishes to purchase the worlds most /5. Complete summary of Alexandre Dumas pèr, Auguste Maquet's The Queen's Necklace.

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THE QUEEN'S NECKLACE,by ALEXANDRE DUMAS. Published by Fau and Co. I don‘t see a publication date, but set appears to be from the late ‘s. This is a Limited Edition, this bein’ one of only 1, sets Rating: % positive. The Queen's Necklace dramatizes an unsavory incident in the s at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving the King's wife, Marie Antoinette.

Her reputation was already tarnished by gossip and scandal, and her implication in a crime involving a stolen necklace became one of the major turning-points of public opinion against the.

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Seller. From the slums, where purse-snatchers and courtesans work their respective trades, to the inner salons of the Louvre, where confessors, royal astrologers, musketeers, and court favorites mingle and scheme in hushed conversations, the position of King's Jeweler has suddenly become a lot more dangerous.

Set in Paris, on the eve of the French Revolution, Queen's Necklace is a /10(K). It's a little silly, actually. The term "The Queen's Necklace" is something the locals use to refer to the fact that in the evening the coastline in the Santa Monica Bay from Malibu in the north through Santa Monica and down to Palos Verdes looks like a "necklace of lights".

So, to see it, you simply have to wait until nightfall and look out onto the coastline. This book stands out, aside from the exciting mystery of Honey's heirloom necklace, by the vivid descriptions of London and the English countryside.

At when I was fortunate enough to spend a week in London, it was almost as if I had seen Big Ben, the Tower of London, and Piccadilly Circus before.5/5(4). On January 1,the Queen wore the Imperial State Crown along with the diamond necklace she had worn for her coronation. The crown was made for the coronation of King George VI in and is Author: Leah Silverman.

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